Investing.com – Germany stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Frankfurt, the lost 2.48%, while the index fell 2.05%, and the index declined 3.00%.
The best performers of the session on the were Heidelbergcement AG O.N. (ETR:), which rose 0.79% or 0.42 points to trade at 53.92 at the close. Meanwhile, Bayer AG NA (ETR:) fell 0.18% or 0.12 points to end at 66.18 and Henkel & Co KGaA AG Pref (ETR:) was down 0.30% or 0.18 points to 60.54 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Covestro AG (ETR:), which fell 10.37% or 4.81 points to trade at 41.56 at the close. Siemens Healthineers AG (ETR:) declined 6.98% or 4.00 points to end at 53.30 and HelloFresh SE (ETR:) was down 5.68% or 2.21 points to 36.72.
The top performers on the MDAX were Scout24 AG (ETR:) which rose 0.69% to 58.26, Beiersdorf AG O.N. (ETR:) which was up 0.42% to settle at 96.02 and Uniper SE (ETR:) which gained 0.25% to close at 24.26.
The worst performers were K&S AG (ETR:) which was down 6.26% to 31.73 in late trade, Aurubis AG (ETR:) which lost 4.53% to settle at 110.75 and Nemetschek AG O.N. (ETR:) which was down 4.34% to 78.40 at the close.
The top performers on the TecDAX were Suse SA (ETR:) which fell 0.13% to 30.30, Varta AG (ETR:) which was down 0.42% to settle at 90.20 and Telefonica Deutschland Holding AG (ETR:) which lost 0.42% to close at 2.83.
The worst performers were Siemens Healthineers AG (ETR:) which was down 6.98% to 53.30 in late trade, Sartorius AG VZO O.N. (ETR:) which lost 5.56% to settle at 373.50 and Morphosys AG O.N. (ETR:) which was down 5.22% to 22.87 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange by 567 to 118 and 80 ended unchanged.
The , which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was up 14.14% to 27.21.
Gold Futures for June delivery was down 0.64% or 12.45 to $1,935.75 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in June fell 1.65% or 1.71 to hit $102.08 a barrel, while the June Brent oil contract fell 1.63% or 1.77 to trade at $106.56 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.49% to 1.08, while EUR/GBP rose 1.03% to 0.84.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.65% at 101.27.