(C) Reuters. Germany stocks lower at close of trade; DAX down 0.97%
The best performers of the session on the DAX were Deutsche Bank AG NA O.N. (DE:DBKGn), which rose 2.27% or 0.235 points to trade at 10.575 at the close. Meanwhile, Volkswagen AG VZO O.N. (DE:VOWG_p) added 1.93% or 3.65 points to end at 192.97 and RWE AG ST O.N. (DE:RWEG) was up 1.91% or 0.590 points to 31.455 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were MTU Aero Engines NA O.N. (DE:MTXGn), which fell 6.17% or 13.05 points to trade at 198.35 at the close. Adidas AG (DE:ADSGN) declined 2.94% or 8.25 points to end at 272.20 and Merck KGaA (DE:MRCG) was down 2.35% or 3.13 points to 130.05.
The top performers on the MDAX were GEA Group AG (DE:G1AG) which rose 3.71% to 31.885, Stroeer SE (DE:SAXG) which was up 1.64% to settle at 74.400 and Thyssenkrupp AG O.N. (DE:TKAG) which gained 1.30% to close at 11.660.
The worst performers were TeamViewer AG (DE:TMV) which was down 6.10% to 42.17 in late trade, Evotec AG O.N. (DE:EVTG) which lost 5.94% to settle at 29.430 and Deutsche Lufthansa AG (DE:LHAG) which was down 5.29% to 11.720 at the close.
The top performers on the TecDAX were Freenet AG NA (DE:FNTGn) which rose 1.15% to 19.320, Siemens Healthineers AG (DE:SHLG) which was up 1.07% to settle at 45.48 and Eckert & Ziegler AG O.N. (DE:EUZG) which gained 1.07% to close at 56.600.
The worst performers were LPKF Laser & Electronics (DE:LPKG) which was down 7.96% to 23.700 in late trade, TeamViewer AG (DE:TMV) which lost 6.10% to settle at 42.17 and Evotec AG O.N. (DE:EVTG) which was down 5.94% to 29.430 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange by 498 to 211 and 48 ended unchanged.
The DAX volatility index, which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was up 8.74% to 25.13.
Gold Futures for April delivery was up 0.02% or 0.35 to $1701.05 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in April rose 3.48% or 2.22 to hit $66.05 a barrel, while the May Brent oil contract rose 3.72% or 2.48 to trade at $69.22 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.48% to 1.1909, while EUR/GBP rose 0.02% to 0.8611.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.41% at 92.017.
Germany stocks lower at close of trade; DAX down 0.97%
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