FRANKFURT, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- German stocks rose on Tuesday, with the benchmark DAX index up 259.36 points, or 2.04 percent, to close at 12,946.89 points.
Automotive supplier Continental won the most among the blue chips, with its shares up 9.08 percent. Automotive manufacturers BMW and Volkswagen gained by 5.76 percent and 5.17 percent respectively.
Global internet technology and financial services provider Wirecard, energy group RWE and housing company Vonovia were the top three losers among the blue chips, falling 4.96 percent, 1.82 percent and 0.85 percent respectively.
Multinational software corporation SAP was the most-traded share with a turnover of 277.49 million euros (326.97 million U.S. dollars).
China's Haier, a leading global household appliances manufacturer listed in Frankfurt in 2018, lost 3.62 percent to close at 0.78 euros per share.