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German Shares Gain 1.03 Pct Thursday

German stocks rose on Thursday, with the benchmark DAX index up 115.49 points, or 1.03 percent, to close at 11,307.12 points.

Tire specialist Continental won the most among the blue chips, with its shares up 6.72 percent. Multinational building materials company HeidelbergCement and German airlines Lufthansa rose by 3.06 percent and 2.85 percent respectively.

Multinational chemical and pharmaceutical company Bayer lost the most among the blue chips by falling 3.05 percent. Marketplace organizer for the trading of shares and securities Deutsche Boerse group down by 2.98 percent. Pharmaceutical company Merck down by 2.11 percent.

Bayer was the most-traded share with a turnover of 414.08 million euros (472.05 million U.S. dollars).

(www.chinaview.cn 2018-10-26)