Investing.com – Germany stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Frankfurt, the gained 0.58% to hit a new 52-week high, while the index added 0.47%, and the index added 0.89%.
The best performers of the session on the were Infineon Technologies AG NA O.N. (DE:), which rose 4.18% or 0.692 points to trade at 17.242 at the close. Meanwhile, BASF SE NA O.N. (DE:) added 3.38% or 2.290 points to end at 70.080 and Daimler AG NA O.N. (DE:) was up 3.25% or 1.640 points to 52.060 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Vonovia SE (DE:), which fell 2.04% or 0.98 points to trade at 47.02 at the close. Deutsche Bank AG NA O.N. (DE:) declined 1.75% or 0.126 points to end at 7.061 and Deutsche Telekom AG Na (DE:) was down 1.61% or 0.262 points to 15.992.
The top performers on the MDAX were Kion Group AG (DE:) which rose 9.86% to 58.36, Siltronic AG (DE:) which was up 6.23% to settle at 84.200 and Carl Zeiss Meditec AG (DE:) which gained 3.73% to close at 96.000.
The worst performers were Puma SE (DE:) which was down 3.52% to 67.15 in late trade, Leoni AG (DE:) which lost 3.31% to settle at 11.410 and Telefonica Deutschland Holding AG (DE:) which was down 2.69% to 2.754 at the close.
The top performers on the TecDAX were Siltronic AG (DE:) which rose 6.23% to 84.200, Infineon Technologies AG NA O.N. (DE:) which was up 4.18% to settle at 17.242 and Carl Zeiss Meditec AG (DE:) which gained 3.73% to close at 96.000.
The worst performers were Aixtron SE NA O.N. (DE:) which was down 7.89% to 8.8720 in late trade, Telefonica Deutschland Holding AG (DE:) which lost 2.69% to settle at 2.754 and Draegerwerk VZO O.N. (DE:) which was down 2.25% to 52.150 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange by 366 to 296 and 94 ended unchanged.
The , which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was down 2.58% to 13.97 a new 1-month low.
Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.59% or 8.75 to $1504.45 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in December rose 0.89% or 0.50 to hit $56.47 a barrel, while the December Brent oil contract rose 1.14% or 0.70 to trade at $61.87 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.17% to 1.1110, while EUR/GBP rose 0.39% to 0.8648.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.17% at 97.400.
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