Tue, 09 Mar 2021

BERLIN, Jan. 22 (Xinhua) -- German stocks were off to a shaky start on Friday, with the benchmark DAX index losing 48.62 points, or 0.35 percent, opening at 13,858.05 points.

The biggest winner among Germany's 30 largest listed companies at the start of trading was technology giant Siemens, increasing by 3.93 percent, following a better-than-expected business performance in the first quarter of Fiscal Year 2021 with particularly strong growth in China.

German housing company Vonovia came in second, growing by 0.22 percent, followed by online food delivery company Delivery Hero, up 0.15 percent.

Shares of Deutsche Bank fell by 1.89 percent. The German financial institute was the biggest loser at the start of trading on Friday.

The yield on German ten-year bonds went down 0.003 percentage point to minus 0.500 percent, and the euro was trading almost unchanged at 1.2168 U.S. dollars, increasing by 0.02 percent on Friday morning.

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