Germany stocks higher at close of trade; DAX up 0.31% © Reuters. Germany stocks higher at close of trade; DAX up 0.31% – Germany stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Frankfurt, the gained 0.31% to hit a new 6-months high, while the index added 0.72%, and the index gained 0.54%.

The best performers of the session on the were Zalando SE (ETR:), which rose 4.20% or 1.79 points to trade at 44.38 at the close. Meanwhile, Vonovia SE (ETR:) added 3.66% or 0.99 points to end at 28.04 and Fresenius Medical Care KGAA ST (ETR:) was up 3.10% or 1.02 points to 33.94 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Hannover Rueck SE (ETR:), which fell 1.76% or 3.25 points to trade at 181.40 at the close. RWE AG ST O.N. (ETR:) declined 1.49% or 0.63 points to end at 41.68 and Airbus Group SE (ETR:) was down 1.35% or 1.58 points to 115.30.

The top performers on the MDAX were Tag Immobilien AG (ETR:) which rose 6.28% to 8.71, LEG Immobilien AG (ETR:) which was up 5.99% to settle at 76.76 and Aroundtown Property Holdings PLC (ETR:) which gained 5.94% to close at 2.96.

The worst performers were HelloFresh SE (ETR:) which was down 5.56% to 25.50 in late trade, Scout24 AG (ETR:) which lost 2.82% to settle at 50.26 and Hella KGaA Hueck & Co (ETR:) which was down 2.74% to 77.95 at the close.

The top performers on the TecDAX were CompuGroup Medical AG O.N. (ETR:) which rose 4.69% to 41.50, Hensoldt Ag (ETR:) which was up 3.08% to settle at 23.40 and Suse SA (ETR:) which gained 2.79% to close at 18.44.

The worst performers were Nemetschek AG O.N. (ETR:) which was down 1.50% to 53.72 in late trade, Varta AG (ETR:) which lost 0.80% to settle at 27.32 and Aixtron SE (ETR:) which was down 0.63% to 28.26 at the close.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange by 459 to 231 and 72 ended unchanged.

The , which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was up 5.36% to 18.49.

Gold Futures for February delivery was down 0.24% or 4.60 to $1,917.10 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in March fell 1.11% or 0.89 to hit $79.22 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract fell 1.10% or 0.94 to trade at $84.34 a barrel.

EUR/USD was unchanged 0.15% to 1.08, while EUR/GBP unchanged 0.23% to 0.89.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.22% at 102.17.


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