Investing.com – Germany stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Frankfurt, the added 0.90%, while the index added 0.79%, and the index climbed 0.56%.
The best performers of the session on the were Continental AG O.N. (DE:), which rose 3.97% or 3.98 points to trade at 104.30 at the close. Meanwhile, Wirecard AG (DE:) added 2.89% or 3.850 points to end at 137.100 and Bayer AG NA (DE:) was up 2.84% or 2.09 points to 75.65 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were SAP SE (DE:), which fell 2.14% or 2.620 points to trade at 119.840 at the close. Infineon Technologies AG NA O.N. (DE:) declined 1.46% or 0.310 points to end at 20.930 and Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (DE:) was down 1.30% or 0.880 points to 66.820.
The top performers on the MDAX were Thyssenkrupp AG O.N. (DE:) which rose 6.08% to 11.838, Evotec AG O.N. (DE:) which was up 4.63% to settle at 25.740 and Commerzbank AG O.N. (DE:) which gained 2.99% to close at 5.232.
The worst performers were CTS Eventim AG (DE:) which was down 3.01% to 58.050 in late trade, Prosiebensat 1 Media AG (DE:) which lost 2.71% to settle at 12.5650 and Aurubis AG (DE:) which was down 1.14% to 50.260 at the close.
The top performers on the TecDAX were Evotec AG O.N. (DE:) which rose 4.63% to 25.740, Drillisch AG (DE:) which was up 3.69% to settle at 21.920 and Wirecard AG (DE:) which gained 2.89% to close at 137.100.
The worst performers were RIB Software AG Na (DE:) which was down 2.51% to 19.400 in late trade, SAP SE (DE:) which lost 2.14% to settle at 119.840 and Infineon Technologies AG NA O.N. (DE:) which was down 1.46% to 20.930 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange by 443 to 211 and 93 ended unchanged.
The , which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was down 11.14% to 15.72.
Gold Futures for February delivery was down 0.46% or 7.25 to $1570.15 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in March rose 0.45% or 0.24 to hit $53.38 a barrel, while the April Brent oil contract rose 0.56% or 0.33 to trade at $58.91 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.03% to 1.1013, while EUR/GBP rose 0.38% to 0.8470.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.11% at 97.870.
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