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 1.81%, while the index gained 1.41%, and the index gained 1.93%.
The best performers of the session on the were Wirecard AG (DE:), which rose 4.26% or 5.650 points to trade at 138.150 at the close. Meanwhile, Linde PLC (DE:) added 3.46% or 6.450 points to end at 192.600 and Deutsche Lufthansa AG (DE:) was up 3.27% or 0.460 points to 14.520 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Vonovia SE (DE:), which fell 0.19% or 0.10 points to trade at 51.78 at the close. RWE AG ST O.N. (DE:) declined 0.06% or 0.020 points to end at 31.590 and Beiersdorf AG O.N. (DE:) was up 0.05% or 0.050 points to 103.550.
The top performers on the MDAX were Varta AG (DE:) which rose 6.51% to 78.500, Evotec AG O.N. (DE:) which was up 4.85% to settle at 25.520 and Commerzbank AG O.N. (DE:) which gained 3.77% to close at 5.425.
The worst performers were Grand City Properties SA (DE:) which was down 0.86% to 23.00 in late trade, Deutsche Wohnen AG (DE:) which lost 0.79% to settle at 37.870 and Freenet AG NA (DE:) which was down 0.74% to 19.445 at the close.
The top performers on the TecDAX were Varta AG (DE:) which rose 6.51% to 78.500, Evotec AG O.N. (DE:) which was up 4.85% to settle at 25.520 and Wirecard AG (DE:) which gained 4.26% to close at 138.150.
The worst performers were New Work SE (DE:) which was down 2.88% to 303.00 in late trade, Freenet AG NA (DE:) which lost 0.74% to settle at 19.445 and Qiagen NV (DE:) which was down 0.65% to 30.450 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange by 532 to 146 and 107 ended unchanged.
Shares in Linde PLC (DE:) rose to all time highs; up 3.46% or 6.450 to 192.600.
The , which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was up 4.33% to 17.59.
Gold Futures for April delivery was down 1.75% or 27.70 to $1555.55 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in March rose 0.50% or 0.25 to hit $50.16 a barrel, while the April Brent oil contract rose 0.76% or 0.41 to trade at $54.62 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.14% to 1.1042, while EUR/GBP fell 0.46% to 0.8468.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.14% at 97.790.
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