European stocks finished higher Wednesday, with the Stoxx Europe 600 index
increasing 0.28% to 459.46.
The German DAX
added 0.60% to 15,412.05, the FTSE 100 index
rose 0.26% to 7,885.17 and the French CAC 40 index
fell 0.18% to 7,119.83.
Of the Stoxx Europe 600 constituents, banking company ABN AMRO Bank N.V.
saw the largest increase Wednesday, as shares surged 11.4%.
Shares of consumer goods firm Pandora A/S
and fossil fuels company Neste Oyj
jumped 10.6% and 10.6%, respectively.
Millicom International Cellular S.A.
a telephone systems company, and fossil fuels firm Equinor ASA
rounded out the top five largest increases as their stocks increased 10.3% and 6.9%, respectively.
Shares of real estate/construction company Rockwool A/S Series B
saw the largest decline of the Stoxx Europe 600 constituents, as shares tumbled 16.8% on Wednesday.
Shares of investing/securities firm Adyen N.V.
and health care/life sciences company Orpea S.A.
tumbled 16.2% and 13.5%, respectively.
Svenska Handelsbanken Series A
a banking/credit company, and motor vehicle parts firm Nokian Renkaat Oyj
rounded out the top five largest decreases as their stocks declined 8.6% and 8.2%, respectively.
was up 0.36% against the dollar, and the euro
was up 0.06%. Brent crude
added 0.65% to $84.23.
The yield on the 10-year gilt
rose 0.32 basis points to 3.320%, and the yield on the German 10-year bund
increased 1.780 basis points to 2.36%.