The best performers of the session on the DAX were Continental AG O.N. (DE:CONG), which rose 4.97% or 4.23 points to trade at 89.42 at the close. Meanwhile, Deutsche Bank AG NA O.N. (DE:DBKGn) added 4.94% or 0.676 points to end at 14.374 and Airbus Group SE (DE:AIRG) was up 2.46% or 2.78 points to 115.66 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were HelloFresh SE (DE:HFGG), which fell 5.23% or 3.00 points to trade at 54.34 at the close. Sartorius AG VZO O.N. (DE:SATG_p) declined 5.20% or 24.200 points to end at 441.400 and Merck KGaA (DE:MRCG) was down 3.26% or 6.20 points to 184.25.
The top performers on the MDAX were Deutsche Lufthansa AG (DE:LHAG) which rose 5.55% to 7.397, Fraport AG (DE:FRAG) which was up 3.05% to settle at 62.220 and Hannover Rueck SE (DE:HNRGn) which gained 2.93% to close at 170.20.
The worst performers were Cancom SE O.N. (DE:COKG) which was down 7.28% to 49.830 in late trade, Jungheinrich AG O.N.VZO (DE:JUNG_p) which lost 3.09% to settle at 36.400 and LEG Immobilien AG (DE:LEGn) which was down 2.19% to 109.550 at the close.
The top performers on the TecDAX were TeamViewer AG (DE:TMV) which rose 1.60% to 16.16, Deutsche Telekom AG Na (DE:DTEGn) which was up 1.55% to settle at 17.350 and Vantage Towers AG (DE:VTWRn) which gained 1.38% to close at 30.06.
The worst performers were Cancom SE O.N. (DE:COKG) which was down 7.28% to 49.830 in late trade, Sartorius AG VZO O.N. (DE:SATG_p) which lost 5.20% to settle at 441.400 and Nagarro SE (DE:NA9n) which was down 2.77% to 140.50 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange by 345 to 340 and 88 ended unchanged.
The DAX volatility index, which measures the implied volatility of DAX options, was down 5.04% to 22.59.
Gold Futures for April delivery was up 0.32% or 5.75 to $1827.55 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in March fell 2.06% or 1.88 to hit $89.44 a barrel, while the April Brent oil contract fell 2.08% or 1.93 to trade at $90.76 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.22% to 1.1417, while EUR/GBP fell 0.27% to 0.8429.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.24% at 95.623.