The best performers of the session on the DAX were MTU Aero Engines NA O.N. (DE:MTXGn), which rose 2.16% or 3.30 points to trade at 156.25 at the close. Meanwhile, Deutsche Post AG NA O.N. (DE:DPWGn) added 1.19% or 0.460 points to end at 39.255 and Muench. Rueckvers. VNA O.N. (DE:MUVGn) was up 1.08% or 2.60 points to 243.50 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Covestro AG (DE:1COV), which fell 1.36% or 0.560 points to trade at 40.580 at the close. Adidas AG (DE:ADSGN) declined 1.10% or 2.84 points to end at 256.36 and RWE AG ST O.N. (DE:RWEG) was down 1.07% or 0.360 points to 33.205.
The top performers on the MDAX were CTS Eventim AG (DE:EVDG) which rose 4.76% to 38.260, Siltronic AG (DE:WAFGn) which was up 3.00% to settle at 78.320 and Zalando SE (DE:ZALG) which gained 2.91% to close at 72.92.
The worst performers were Aroundtown Property Holdings PLC (DE:AT1) which was down 5.38% to 4.871 in late trade, HelloFresh SE (DE:HFGG) which lost 3.91% to settle at 43.20 and Evonik Industries AG (DE:EVKn) which was down 2.56% to 24.380 at the close.
The top performers on the TecDAX were New Work SE (DE:NWOn) which rose 4.13% to 264.50, Siltronic AG (DE:WAFGn) which was up 3.00% to settle at 78.320 and Bechtle AG (DE:BC8G) which gained 2.48% to close at 169.200.
The worst performers were Jenoptik AG (DE:JENGn) which was down 2.08% to 23.500 in late trade, Morphosys AG O.N. (DE:MORG) which lost 1.08% to settle at 105.700 and Drillisch AG (DE:DRIG) which was down 0.97% to 24.460 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange by 368 to 302 and 80 ended unchanged.
The DAX volatility index, which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was down 0.12% to 24.28.
Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.80% or 15.60 to $1923.60 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in October rose 1.81% or 0.77 to hit $43.39 a barrel, while the November Brent oil contract rose 1.58% or 0.72 to trade at $46.36 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.23% to 1.1814, while EUR/GBP fell 0.25% to 0.9000.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.15% at 93.153.