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Hypo Real Estate Holding AG (HRX GY): The German government may buy all the shares of the commercial real-estate lender as early as this week, the Financial Times reported, adding that Soffin, the government bailout fund, will offer investors of Hypo Real Estate 1.26 euros a share. The shares fell 3.2 percent to 1.23 euros.

Infineon Technologies AG (IFX GY): Europe’s second-largest maker of semiconductors said it will remove its shares from the New York Stock Exchange on April 24. The following is a list of companies whose shares may have unusual price changes in Germany. Stock symbols are in parentheses, and share prices are from the previous close.

Separately, UBS AG raised its recommendation on the stock to “buy” from “neutral.” Infineon shares increased 2.3 percent to 91 cents.

Porsche SE (PAH3 GY): The maker of the 911 sports car and Volkswagen AG are considering an asset swap under a plan that would allow Porsche to increase its stake in Volkswagen without having to raise debt, three people familiar with the talks said. Porsche shares added 0.6 percent to 42.44 euros. Shares of Volkswagen (VOW GY), Europe’s largest carmaker, dropped 2.7 percent to 236.40 euros.

DAX Index futures expiring in June increased 1.7 percent to 4,464 as of 8:49 a.m. in Frankfurt. The DAX advanced 0.1 percent to 4.384,99 on April 3.

Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW GY): Sales of the world’s biggest maker of luxury cars declined in March less than 20 percent, Sueddeutsche Zeitung reported, citing Chief Executive Officer Norbert Reithofer. The company will also cancel short- work hours at its factory in Regensburg in May, it said.

Separately, Sanford C. Bernstein cut its recommendation on BMW to “market perform” from “outperform.” The shares advanced 3.8 percent to 27.12 euros.

Deutsche Post AG (DPW GY): Europe’s biggest postal service is in the last of round of bidders for Royal Mail Group Plc, Britain’s state-owned postal service, Welt am Sonntag reported. The shares gained 2.3 percent, to 8.85 euros.

Hugo Boss AG (BOS3 GY): Germany’s largest clothes maker doesn’t expect the fashion industry to recover before next year, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung said, citing Chief Executive Officer Claus-Dietrich Lahrs. The shares rose 2.3 percent to 11.92 euros.

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