© Reuters. German Indices Close Higher; DAX rises 0.25%
Investing.com – The German Stock Exchange closed higher on Wednesday; sector gains, and, drove indices higher. At the close in Frankfurt, the index gained 0.25%, while the index was up 0.47% and the index gained 0.74%. The best performers of the session on the was Bayer AG NA (DE :), which rose 4.16% or 2.10 points to trade at 52.59 at the close. Meanwhile, Vonovia SE (DE 🙂 advanced 2.31%, 1.30 points, to close at 57.50 and Deutsche Wohnen AG (DE :), which rose 2.25%, 0.920 points, to dismiss the session at 41,810. The worst performer of the session was Delivery Hero AG (DE :), which fell 3.43%, or 4.60 points, to settle at 129.35 at the close. Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (DE 🙂 was down 1.21%, or 0.845 points, to close at 69.085 and Daimler AG NA ON (DE 🙂 was down 1.16%, or 0.675 points, to finish at 57.280. Top performers on the MDAX were Siemens Energy AG (DE 🙂 which rose 4.08% to 33.67, Tag Immobilien AG (DE 🙂 which rose 3.19% to 25.220 and Grand City Properties SA (DE 🙂 which won 2.96% to close at 20.86. The worst performers were Prosiebensat 1 Media AG (DE :), which fell 6.12% to 13.2700 in the last session, Thyssenkrupp AG ON (DE 🙂 which lost 2.98% to 9.223 and CTS Eventim AG (DE 🙂 which fell 2.50%% to 52,600 at the close. Top performers on TecDAX were Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology ON (DE 🙂 which rose 4.46% to 189.70, Eckert & Ziegler AG ON (DE 🙂 which rose 2.78% to 47.380 and LPKF Laser & Electronics (DE 🙂 which gained 2.16% to close at 28,400. The worst performers were United Internet AG NA (DE 🙂 which was down 1.37% to 35,950 in the last session, Cancom SE ON (DE 🙂 which lost 1.07% to 44,300 and Software AG (DE: ) which was down 1.00% to 32,680 at the close. Rising shares outnumbered those that fell on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange by 353 to 323 and 27 ended unchanged. Siemens Energy AG (DE 🙂 shares rose to record highs; gaining 4.08% or 1.32 to 33.67. Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology ON (DE 🙂 shares rose to record highs; gaining 4.46% or 8.10 to 189.70. The, which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was down 3.26% to 23.15. Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.77% or 14.15 to $ 1,858.35 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in the commodities trade, crude oil for February delivery fell 0.21% or 0.11 to $ 53.10 a barrel, while the March Brent contract fell 0.57% or 0.32 to trade at $ 56.26 a barrel. EUR / USD was down 0.40% to 1.2159, while EUR / GBP was down 0.09% to 0.8922. US Dollar Index futures were up 0.30% to 90.330.