Frankfurt / Main (AP) - Without much impetus from the US Federal Reserve on the eve of the prices on the German stock market have given way again. The Dax fell in the first minutes of trading by 0.38 percent to 11,758.10 points.
On Wednesday, the index had risen sharply, fueled by hopes of the Fed pointing to monetary easing.
The MDax of mid-sized companies fell 0.26 percent to 25,389.58 points. The EuroStoxx 50, the eurozone's leading index, traded 0.14 percent lower.