The best performers of the session on the DAX were Infineon Technologies AG NA O.N. (DE:IFXGn), which rose 1.30% or 0.460 points to trade at 35.935 at the close. Meanwhile, Vonovia SE (DE:VNAn) added 1.29% or 0.74 points to end at 58.30 and Siemens AG Class N (DE:SIEGn) was up 0.91% or 1.27 points to 140.48 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Fresenius Medical Care KGAA ST (DE:FMEG), which fell 2.03% or 1.370 points to trade at 66.110 at the close. RWE AG ST O.N. (DE:RWEG) declined 0.71% or 0.235 points to end at 32.805 and Deutsche Bank AG NA O.N. (DE:DBKGn) was down 0.61% or 0.065 points to 10.510.
The top performers on the MDAX were Aixtron SE (DE:AIXGn) which rose 3.41% to 25.355, Knorr-Bremse AG (DE:KBX) which was up 2.73% to settle at 101.70 and Qiagen NV (DE:QIA) which gained 2.54% to close at 47.560.
The worst performers were HelloFresh SE (DE:HFGG) which was down 2.41% to 93.86 in late trade, Varta AG (DE:VAR1) which lost 1.61% to settle at 131.400 and Symrise AG Inh. O.N. (DE:SY1G) which was down 1.43% to 120.625 at the close.
The top performers on the TecDAX were Aixtron SE (DE:AIXGn) which rose 3.41% to 25.355, Qiagen NV (DE:QIA) which was up 2.54% to settle at 47.560 and Jenoptik AG (DE:JENGn) which gained 2.29% to close at 30.340.
The worst performers were Varta AG (DE:VAR1) which was down 1.61% to 131.400 in late trade, Siltronic AG (DE:WAFGn) which lost 0.57% to settle at 139.300 and TeamViewer AG (DE:TMV) which was down 0.28% to 28.67 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange by 428 to 270 and 76 ended unchanged.
Shares in Aixtron SE (DE:AIXGn) rose to 5-year highs; gaining 3.41% or 0.835 to 25.355. Shares in Qiagen NV (DE:QIA) rose to all time highs; rising 2.54% or 1.180 to 47.560. Shares in Aixtron SE (DE:AIXGn) rose to 5-year highs; gaining 3.41% or 0.835 to 25.355. Shares in Qiagen NV (DE:QIA) rose to all time highs; rising 2.54% or 1.180 to 47.560.
The DAX volatility index, which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was down 7.75% to 17.26.
Gold Futures for December delivery was up 1.23% or 22.15 to $1817.35 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in October rose 1.93% or 1.30 to hit $68.72 a barrel, while the November Brent oil contract rose 1.97% or 1.38 to trade at $71.56 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.34% to 1.1789, while EUR/GBP fell 0.13% to 0.8564.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.39% at 92.718.