Investing.com – Germany stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Frankfurt, the declined 0.95%, while the index lost 2.12%, and the index lost 1.39%.
The best performers of the session on the were Zalando SE (ETR:), which rose 8.13% or 1.86 points to trade at 24.74 at the close. Meanwhile, Linde PLC (ETR:) added 0.76% or 2.30 points to end at 303.60 and Munich Reinsurance (ETR:) was up 0.44% or 1.20 points to 271.90 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (ETR:), which fell 4.66% or 3.74 points to trade at 76.50 at the close. Symrise AG Inh. O.N. (ETR:) declined 4.25% or 4.35 points to end at 98.00 and Continental AG O.N. (ETR:) was down 3.70% or 1.90 points to 49.50.
The top performers on the MDAX were Gerresheimer AG (ETR:) which rose 4.08% to 60.00, Vantage Towers AG (ETR:) which was up 1.51% to settle at 28.20 and Aixtron SE (ETR:) which gained 0.84% to close at 25.17.
The worst performers were Thyssenkrupp AG O.N. (ETR:) which was down 10.36% to 4.53 in late trade, Rational AG (ETR:) which lost 8.23% to settle at 518.50 and Hella KGaA Hueck & Co (ETR:) which was down 7.35% to 75.00 at the close.
The top performers on the TecDAX were CompuGroup Medical AG O.N. (ETR:) which rose 5.18% to 33.28, Nordex SE O.N. (ETR:) which was up 3.67% to settle at 9.55 and Hensoldt Ag (ETR:) which gained 3.64% to close at 24.20.
The worst performers were TeamViewer AG (ETR:) which was down 6.98% to 10.26 in late trade, Evotec AG O.N. (ETR:) which lost 6.87% to settle at 18.24 and Nemetschek AG O.N. (ETR:) which was down 3.55% to 45.87 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange by 465 to 210 and 78 ended unchanged.
The , which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was down 3.46% to 24.29 a new 1-month low.
Gold Futures for December delivery was down 1.12% or 18.50 to $1,631.50 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in December fell 2.01% or 1.81 to hit $88.19 a barrel, while the January Brent oil contract fell 1.51% or 1.45 to trade at $94.71 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.69% to 0.97, while EUR/GBP rose 1.29% to 0.87.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 1.45% at 112.84.