Affected by significant price losses, including at the heavyweight Siemens, the DAX ultimately lost 0.69 percent to 18,738.81 points. In contrast, the MDax, which is at its highest price level since September 2023, rose by 0.21 percent to 27,508.47 points. In doing so, he continued his race to catch up, as the index of medium-sized stocks has still lagged significantly behind the DAX since the beginning of the year.