Germany stocks mixed at close of trade; DAX down 0.45% – Germany stocks were mixed after the close on Monday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher while losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Frankfurt, the declined 0.45%, while the index gained 0.39%, and the index declined 0.06%.

The best performers of the session on the were RWE AG ST O.N. (ETR:), which rose 3.23% or 1.29 points to trade at 41.20 at the close. Meanwhile, Delivery Hero AG (ETR:) added 2.88% or 0.83 points to end at 29.67 and Bayer AG NA (ETR:) was up 2.71% or 1.67 points to 63.21 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Porsche Automobil Holding SE (ETR:), which fell 3.26% or 2.54 points to trade at 75.28 at the close. Continental AG O.N. (ETR:) declined 2.62% or 1.74 points to end at 64.62 and Fresenius SE & Co KGAA O.N. (ETR:) was down 2.52% or 0.86 points to 33.23.

The top performers on the MDAX were LEG Immobilien AG (ETR:) which rose 4.16% to 98.74, Prosiebensat 1 Media AG (ETR:) which was up 3.35% to settle at 10.00 and Freenet AG NA (ETR:) which gained 2.87% to close at 22.94.

The worst performers were Vantage Towers AG (ETR:) which was down 4.19% to 29.74 in late trade, Gerresheimer AG (ETR:) which lost 4.06% to settle at 66.20 and Deutsche Lufthansa AG (ETR:) which was down 2.96% to 6.70 at the close.

The top performers on the TecDAX were Verbio Vereinigte Bioenergie AG (ETR:) which rose 4.71% to 55.60, Freenet AG NA (ETR:) which was up 2.87% to settle at 22.94 and Carl Zeiss Meditec AG (ETR:) which gained 2.61% to close at 119.70.

The worst performers were Vantage Towers AG (ETR:) which was down 4.19% to 29.74 in late trade, Nagarro SE (ETR:) which lost 2.96% to settle at 124.40 and Morphosys AG O.N. (ETR:) which was down 2.76% to 17.95 at the close.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange by 337 to 334 and 92 ended unchanged.

The , which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was down 1.33% to 27.54.

Gold Futures for June delivery was up 0.27% or 4.81 to $1,813.01 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in July rose 2.41% or 2.62 to hit $111.25 a barrel, while the July Brent oil contract rose 1.81% or 2.02 to trade at $113.57 a barrel.

EUR/USD was unchanged 0.12% to 1.04, while EUR/GBP unchanged 0.02% to 0.85.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.22% at 104.39.