German shares gain 1.98 pct Thursday

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  • Friday, 06 Nov 2020

FRANKFURT, Nov. 5 (Xinhua) -- German stocks rose on Thursday, with the benchmark DAX index up 243.87 points, or 1.98 percent, to close at 12,568.09 points.

European multinational online food-delivery service Delivery Hero won the most among the blue chips, with its shares up 8.05 percent. Multinational chemical firm Linde and automotive manufacturer BMW gained by 5.74 percent and 3.63 percent respectively.

Reinsurance company Munich Re, housing association Vonovia and Deutsche Bank were the top three losers among the blue chips, down by 3.34 percent, 0.34 percent and 0.21 percent respectively.

Multinational software corporation SAP was the most-traded share, with a turnover of 594.38 million euros (704.64 million U.S. dollars).

China's Haier, a leading global household appliances manufacturer listed in Frankfurt in 2018, lost 0.54 percent to close at 0.905 euros per share on Thursday.

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