The best performers of the session on the DAX were Infineon Technologies AG NA O.N. (DE:IFXGn), which rose 3.87% or 1.245 points to trade at 33.430 at the close. Meanwhile, Adidas AG (DE:ADSGN) added 3.68% or 11.30 points to end at 318.15 and Siemens AG Class N (DE:SIEGn) was up 2.62% or 3.46 points to 135.28 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Allianz SE VNA O.N. (DE:ALVG), which fell 7.68% or 16.15 points to trade at 194.20 at the close. Fresenius Medical Care KGAA ST (DE:FMEG) declined 2.74% or 1.830 points to end at 64.840 and Deutsche Bank AG NA O.N. (DE:DBKGn) was down 1.64% or 0.175 points to 10.510.
The top performers on the MDAX were Aixtron SE (DE:AIXGn) which rose 3.99% to 21.645, Varta AG (DE:VAR1) which was up 3.39% to settle at 151.000 and Fuchs Petrolub AG VZO Pref (DE:FPEG_p) which gained 2.61% to close at 43.230.
The worst performers were Qiagen NV (DE:QIA) which was down 2.08% to 44.315 in late trade, K&S AG (DE:SDFGn) which lost 1.84% to settle at 11.865 and Evotec AG O.N. (DE:EVTG) which was down 0.91% to 34.660 at the close.
The top performers on the TecDAX were Aixtron SE (DE:AIXGn) which rose 3.99% to 21.645, Infineon Technologies AG NA O.N. (DE:IFXGn) which was up 3.87% to settle at 33.430 and Varta AG (DE:VAR1) which gained 3.39% to close at 151.000.
The worst performers were Qiagen NV (DE:QIA) which was down 2.08% to 44.315 in late trade, Draegerwerk VZO O.N. (DE:DRWG_p) which lost 1.10% to settle at 76.650 and Evotec AG O.N. (DE:EVTG) which was down 0.91% to 34.660 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange by 423 to 266 and 70 ended unchanged.
The DAX volatility index, which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was down 4.41% to 19.31.
Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.13% or 2.30 to $1819.50 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in September fell 3.77% or 2.79 to hit $71.16 a barrel, while the October Brent oil contract fell 3.38% or 2.55 to trade at $72.86 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.03% to 1.1873, while EUR/GBP rose 0.20% to 0.8554.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.15% at 92.052.