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Germany stocks higher at close of trade; DAX up 0.76% © Reuters. Germany stocks higher at close of trade; DAX up 0.76%

Investing.com – Germany stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Frankfurt, the added 0.76%, while the index climbed 1.34%, and the index added 0.38%.

The best performers of the session on the were Zalando SE (ETR:), which rose 4.98% or 2.04 points to trade at 42.99 at the close. Meanwhile, Covestro AG (ETR:) added 2.53% or 1.03 points to end at 41.74 and Deutsche Bank AG NA O.N. (ETR:) was up 1.94% or 0.23 points to 11.98 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Dr Ing hc F Porsche AG Preferred (ETR:), which fell 1.44% or 1.50 points to trade at 102.70 at the close. Continental AG O.N. (ETR:) declined 1.09% or 0.68 points to end at 61.92 and Deutsche Boerse AG (ETR:) was down 1.08% or 1.80 points to 164.15.

The top performers on the MDAX were Kion Group AG (ETR:) which rose 7.55% to 36.32, Jungheinrich AG O.N.VZO (ETR:) which was up 5.41% to settle at 33.52 and Knorr-Bremse AG (ETR:) which gained 3.82% to close at 59.22.

The worst performers were Evotec AG O.N. (ETR:) which was down 3.58% to 18.32 in late trade, ADTRAN Holdingsa Inc (ETR:) which lost 3.14% to settle at 16.95 and Wacker Chemie O.N. (ETR:) which was down 1.92% to 132.50 at the close.

The top performers on the TecDAX were Morphosys AG O.N. (ETR:) which rose 4.50% to 16.95, Varta AG (ETR:) which was up 3.54% to settle at 26.32 and Nordex SE O.N. (ETR:) which gained 3.41% to close at 14.56.

The worst performers were Evotec AG O.N. (ETR:) which was down 3.58% to 18.32 in late trade, ADTRAN Holdingsa Inc (ETR:) which lost 3.14% to settle at 16.95 and SMA Solar Technology AG (ETR:) which was down 1.21% to 77.45 at the close.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange by 471 to 202 and 87 ended unchanged.

The , which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was down 6.70% to 18.67.

Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.22% or 4.15 to $1,928.05 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in March rose 1.17% or 0.94 to hit $81.55 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract rose 1.46% or 1.26 to trade at $87.42 a barrel.

EUR/USD was unchanged 0.17% to 1.08, while EUR/GBP unchanged 0.18% to 0.88.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.03% at 101.86.

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