Investing.com – Germany stocks were mixed after the close on Monday, as gains in the Media, Financial Services and Food&Beverages sectors led shares higher while losses in the Consumer&Cyclical, Telecoms and Utilities sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Frankfurt, the DAX lost 0.62%, while the MDAX index gained 0.76%, and the TecDAX index added 0.41%.
The best performers of the session on the DAX were Wirecard AG (DE:WDIG), which rose 2.77% or 4.150 points to trade at 154.000 at the close. Meanwhile, Vonovia SE (DE:VNAn) added 1.50% or 0.63 points to end at 42.64 and Adidas AG (DE:ADSGN) was up 0.98% or 2.00 points to 206.00 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Henkel&Co KGaA AG Pref (DE:HNKG_p), which fell 9.99% or 9.69 points to trade at 87.33 at the close. RWE AG ST O.N. (DE:RWEG) declined 3.11% or 0.630 points to end at 19.620 and Deutsche Telekom AG Na (DE:DTEGn) was down 2.42% or 0.360 points to 14.530.
The top performers on the MDAX were Evotec AG O.N. (DE:EVTG) which rose 3.46% to 20.330, Siltronic AG (DE:WAFGn) which was up 3.24% to settle at 82.740 and Fraport AG (DE:FRAG) which gained 2.98% to close at 66.280.
The worst performers were Norma Group AG NA O.N. (DE:NOEJ) which was down 1.74% to 47.440 in late trade, K+S AG NA O.N. (DE:SDFGn) which lost 1.64% to settle at 16.815 and Rocket Internet (DE:RKET) which was down 1.37% to 21.60 at the close.
The top performers on the TecDAX were Aumann AG (DE:AAGG) which rose 5.18% to 35.5500, Carl Zeiss Meditec AG (DE:AFXG) which was up 3.66% to settle at 77.900 and Baywa AG Vink. NA O.N. (DE:BYWGnx) which gained 3.12% to close at 24.800.
The worst performers were Tele Columbus AG (DE:TC1n) which was down 4.40% to 2.71 in late trade, SLM Solutions Group AG (DE:AM3D) which lost 3.77% to settle at 9.70 and HelloFresh SE (DE:HFGG) which was down 3.76% to 8.45 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange by 366 to 340 and 73 ended unchanged.
Shares in Henkel&Co KGaA AG Pref (DE:HNKG_p) fell to 3-years lows; down 9.99% or 9.69 to 87.33. Shares in Carl Zeiss Meditec AG (DE:AFXG) rose to all time highs; up 3.66% or 2.750 to 77.900.
The DAX volatility index, which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was up 6.11% to 17.19.
Gold Futures for February delivery was down 0.23% or 2.95 to $1279.65 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in March fell 0.11% or 0.06 to hit $54.13 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract rose 0.05% or 0.03 to trade at $62.73 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.10% to 1.1372, while EUR/GBP fell 0.08% to 0.8816.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.01% at 95.980.