Around 12:30 p.m., the index was calculated with 13.190 points, 0,2 percent below the previous day's close. Deutsche Börse and Bayer shares were among the few papers that were significantly up.
The strongest discounts were at Continental, which decreased by over three percent at noon. The Nikkei index had recently increased and closed at 23.406,49 points (+0,74 percent). The European common currency trended stronger on Friday afternoon. One euro cost 1,1865 US dollars (+0,38 percent).