Investing.com – Germany stocks were mixed after the close on Monday, as gains in the Software, Media and Retail sectors led shares higher while losses in the Transportation&Logistics, Technology and Insurance sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Frankfurt, the DAX lost 0.01%, while the MDAX index climbed 0.57%, and the TecDAX index climbed 1.48%.
The best performers of the session on the DAX were Wirecard AG (DE:WDIG), which rose 15.19% or 15.175 points to trade at 115.075 at the close. Meanwhile, Henkel&Co KGaA AG Pref (DE:HNKG_p) added 1.59% or 1.38 points to end at 88.28 and Deutsche Telekom AG Na (DE:DTEGn) was up 0.84% or 0.120 points to 14.380 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Deutsche Post AG NA O.N. (DE:DPWGn), which fell 2.39% or 0.640 points to trade at 26.110 at the close. Thyssenkrupp AG O.N. (DE:TKAG) declined 1.70% or 0.225 points to end at 13.035 and Deutsche Lufthansa AG (DE:LHAG) was down 1.34% or 0.300 points to 22.070.
The top performers on the MDAX were Puma SE (DE:PUMG) which rose 3.62% to 458.50, Zalando SE (DE:ZALG) which was up 3.21% to settle at 26.98 and GEA Group AG (DE:G1AG) which gained 3.12% to close at 21.150.
The worst performers were Schaeffler AG Pref (DE:SHA_p) which was down 1.90% to 7.74 in late trade, Osram Licht AG (DE:OSRn) which lost 1.68% to settle at 40.46 and Wacker Chemie O.N. (DE:WCHG) which was down 1.07% to 90.44 at the close.
The top performers on the TecDAX were Tele Columbus AG (DE:TC1n) which rose 8.45% to 2.02, Hapag Lloyd AG (DE:HLAG) which was up 6.69% to settle at 26.4600 and Xing AG (DE:OBCGn) which gained 5.94% to close at 285.50.
The worst performers were Kloeckner&Co SE NA (DE:KCOGn) which was down 6.04% to 6.2200 in late trade, VTG AG O.N. (DE:VT9G) which lost 2.49% to settle at 51.000 and Dr. Hoenle AG O.N. (DE:HNLG) which was down 1.47% to 53.600 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange by 400 to 307 and 72 ended unchanged.
Shares in Thyssenkrupp AG O.N. (DE:TKAG) fell to 3-years lows; losing 1.70% or 0.225 to 13.035.
The DAX volatility index, which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was up 0.89% to 17.10.
Gold Futures for April delivery was up 0.15% or 2.00 to $1329.70 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in April rose 0.88% or 0.49 to hit $56.47 a barrel, while the April Brent oil contract rose 0.38% or 0.25 to trade at $66.50 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.16% to 1.1312, while EUR/GBP fell 0.05% to 0.8750.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.12% at 96.620.