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German shares close 0.92 pct lower

21 Oct 2020, 03:18 GMT+10

FRANKFURT, Oct. 20 (Xinhua) -- German shares lost on Tuesday, with the benchmark DAX index down 117.71 points, or 0.92 percent, to close at 12,736.95 points.

Renal dialysis equipment supplier Fresenius Medical lost the most among the blue chips, down by 5.52 percent, followed by marketplace organizer for the trading of shares and securities Deutsche Boerse Group and European health care company Fresenius SE, which shed 3.41 percent and 2.83 percent respectively.

Aircraft engine manufacturer MTU Aero, Deutsche Bank and personal-care company Beiersdorf were the top three winners, rising 3.26 percent, 1.88 percent and 0.92 percent respectively.

Multinational software corporation SAP was the most traded share of the day, with a turnover of 250.53 million euros (295.88 million U.S. dollars).

China's Haier, a leading global household appliances manufacturer listed in Frankfurt in 2018, lost 1.48 percent to close at 0.793 euros per share on Tuesday.

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