European stocks rose Wednesday, as the Stoxx Europe 600 index
finished up 0.63% to 440.04.
The French CAC 40 index
gained 1.04% to 6,738.55, the FTSE 100 index
gained 0.81% to 7,573.05 and the German DAX
rose 0.29% to 14,397.04.
Of the Stoxx Europe 600 constituents, biotechnology company arGEN-X SE
saw the largest increase Wednesday, as shares added 7.1%.
Shares of mixed retailing firm THG PLC
and footwear company Dr. Martens PLC
rose 7.0% and 6.4%, respectively.
a major oil & gas company, and internet/online company United Internet AG
rounded out the top five largest increases as their stocks rose 5.7% and 5.4%, respectively.
Shares of multiutilities company Uniper SE
saw the largest decline among Stoxx Europe 600 constituents, as shares fell 8.9% on Wednesday.
Shares of industrial electronics firm Rexel S.A.
and investment advisors company abrdn PLC
fell 6.1% and 5.3%, respectively.
a publishing company, and wired telecommunications services company Telecom Italia S.p.A.
rounded out the top five largest decreases as their stocks fell 5.3% and 5.2%, respectively.
was up 0.09% against the dollar, and the euro
was down 0.06%. Brent crude
added 2.93% to $86.72.
The yield on the 10-year gilt
increased 6.40 basis points to 3.162%, and the yield on the German 10-year bund
rose 1.040 basis points to 1.93%.