Investing.com – Germany stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Frankfurt, the declined 1.33% to hit a new 1-month low, while the index fell 0.72%, and the index fell 1.41%.
The best performers of the session on the were Continental AG O.N. (DE:), which fell 0.10% or 0.10 points to trade at 102.94 at the close. Meanwhile, Vonovia SE (DE:) fell 0.15% or 0.08 points to end at 51.54 and SAP SE (DE:) was down 0.30% or 0.360 points to 117.820 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Infineon Technologies AG NA O.N. (DE:), which fell 3.85% or 0.784 points to trade at 19.576 at the close. Wirecard AG (DE:) declined 2.45% or 3.350 points to end at 133.200 and Adidas AG (DE:) was down 2.42% or 7.10 points to 285.80.
The top performers on the MDAX were Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG (DE:) which rose 1.96% to 14.58, K+S AG NA O.N. (DE:) which was up 1.52% to settle at 8.800 and Software AG (DE:) which gained 1.41% to close at 30.150.
The worst performers were Thyssenkrupp AG O.N. (DE:) which was down 4.61% to 11.165 in late trade, Siltronic AG (DE:) which lost 3.43% to settle at 97.680 and Varta AG (DE:) which was down 3.03% to 76.900 at the close.
The top performers on the TecDAX were Jenoptik AG (DE:) which rose 2.89% to 24.920, Software AG (DE:) which was up 1.41% to settle at 30.150 and Sartorius AG VZO O.N. (DE:) which gained 0.86% to close at 210.600.
The worst performers were Infineon Technologies AG NA O.N. (DE:) which was down 3.85% to 19.576 in late trade, Siltronic AG (DE:) which lost 3.43% to settle at 97.680 and Varta AG (DE:) which was down 3.03% to 76.900 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange by 472 to 206 and 71 ended unchanged.
The , which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was up 4.27% to 17.58.
Gold Futures for February delivery was down 0.02% or 0.30 to $1583.20 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in March fell 1.71% or 0.89 to hit $51.25 a barrel, while the April Brent oil contract fell 1.87% or 1.07 to trade at $56.26 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.46% to 1.1080, while EUR/GBP fell 0.28% to 0.8398.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.42% at 97.295.
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