Investing.com – Germany stocks were mixed after the close on Monday, as gains in the Technology, Retail and Media sectors led shares higher while losses in the Insurance, Food&Beverages and Consumer&Cyclical sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Frankfurt, the DAX lost 0.18%, while the MDAX index climbed 0.62%, and the TecDAX index climbed 1.70%.
The best performers of the session on the DAX were Infineon Technologies AG NA O.N. (DE:IFXGn), which rose 3.62% or 0.620 points to trade at 17.760 at the close. Meanwhile, Wirecard AG (DE:WDIG) added 2.40% or 3.200 points to end at 136.450 and Deutsche Bank AG NA O.N. (DE:DBKGn) was up 1.55% or 0.115 points to 7.551 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Bayer AG NA (DE:BAYGN), which fell 1.59% or 1.03 points to trade at 63.87 at the close. Siemens AG Class N (DE:SIEGn) declined 1.31% or 1.30 points to end at 97.89 and Muench. Rueckvers. VNA O.N. (DE:MUVGn) was down 1.28% or 2.45 points to 188.40.
The top performers on the MDAX were Siltronic AG (DE:WAFGn) which rose 6.24% to 78.940, Morphosys AG O.N. (DE:MORG) which was up 5.93% to settle at 98.2500 and Zalando SE (DE:ZALG) which gained 5.82% to close at 26.20.
The worst performers were Fielmann AG (DE:FIEG) which was down 2.04% to 55.300 in late trade, Airbus Group SE (DE:AIRG) which lost 1.83% to settle at 83.59 and Puma SE (DE:PUMG) which was down 1.56% to 442.50 at the close.
The top performers on the TecDAX were Draegerwerk VZO O.N. (DE:DRWG_p) which rose 8.52% to 52.850, Tele Columbus AG (DE:TC1n) which was up 6.37% to settle at 3.09 and Jungheinrich AG O.N.VZO (DE:JUNG_p) which gained 5.96% to close at 24.160.
The worst performers were VTG AG O.N. (DE:VT9G) which was down 2.00% to 49.000 in late trade, DMG Mori AG (DE:GILG) which lost 1.35% to settle at 43.900 and Indus Holding AG (DE:INHG) which was down 1.34% to 40.400 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange by 480 to 231 and 69 ended unchanged.
The DAX volatility index, which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was down 0.88% to 21.29.
Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.30% or 3.80 to $1289.60 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in February rose 2.59% or 1.24 to hit $49.20 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract rose 1.89% or 1.08 to trade at $58.14 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.65% to 1.1467, while EUR/GBP rose 0.36% to 0.8980.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.48% at 95.287.