Investing.com – Germany stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Frankfurt, the fell 1.25%, while the index lost 0.57%, and the index lost 0.81%.
The best performers of the session on the were Deutsche Boerse AG Z.UMT. (DE:), which rose 1.67% or 1.40 points to trade at 85.24 at the close. Meanwhile, RWE AG ST O.N. (DE:) added 0.91% or 0.110 points to end at 12.255 and Vonovia SE (DE:) was up 0.70% or 0.21 points to 30.27 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Adidas AG (DE:), which fell 3.22% or 4.850 points to trade at 145.650 at the close. Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (DE:) declined 2.46% or 2.120 points to end at 84.170 and Lufthansa AG VNA O.N. (DE:) was down 2.30% or 0.290 points to 12.335.
The top performers on the MDAX were Tag Immobilien AG (DE:) which rose 1.79% to 12.490, Zalando SE (DE:) which was up 1.63% to settle at 36.51 and Deutsche Wohnen AG Inh (DE:) which gained 1.46% to close at 30.140.
The worst performers were Symrise AG Inh. O.N. (DE:) which was down 2.56% to 55.650 in late trade, Evonik Industries AG (DE:) which lost 2.28% to settle at 29.980 and Steinhoff International Holdings NV (DE:) which was down 2.05% to 4.44 at the close.
The top performers on the TecDAX were Xing AG (DE:) which rose 2.84% to 181.000, STRATEC Biomedical AG (DE:) which was up 0.71% to settle at 48.700 and Qiagen NV (DE:) which gained 0.51% to close at 26.668.
The worst performers were Alix Resources Corp (F:) which was down 7.69% to 0.036 in late trade, Sartorius AG VZO O.N. (DE:) which lost 5.11% to settle at 65.000 and Nemetschek AG O.N. (DE:) which was down 4.64% to 47.280 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange by 528 to 231 and 22 ended unchanged.
Shares in Deutsche Boerse AG Z.UMT. (DE:) rose to all time highs; rising 1.67% or 1.40 to 85.24.
The , which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was up 2.68% to 17.16.
Gold Futures for April delivery was up 1.45% or 17.35 to $ 1213.35 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in March rose 1.48% or 0.78 to hit $ 53.41 a barrel, while the April Brent oil contract rose 1.68% or 0.93 to trade at $ 56.25 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.89% to 1.0790, while EUR/GBP rose 0.13% to 0.8575.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.84% at 99.58.
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