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European stocks decreased Monday, as the Stoxx Europe 600 index
SXXP,
-0.49%
closed down 0.49% to 436.98.

The German DAX
DAX,
-0.45%
declined 0.45% to 14,306.63, the FTSE 100 index
UKX,
-0.41%
fell 0.41% to 7,445.97 and the French CAC 40 index
PX1,
-0.41%
weakened 0.41% to 6,650.55.

Among Stoxx Europe 600 constituents, health care/life sciences company Novozymes A/S Series B
NZYM.B,
-15.22%
saw the largest decline Monday, as shares tumbled 15.2%

Shares of technology firm Deliveroo PLC
ROO,
-7.27%
and retail company Etablissementen Franz Colruyt N.V.
COLR,
-4.55%
fell 7.3% and 4.6%, respectively.

International Distribution Services PLC
IDS,
-3.90%,
an air transport company, and machinery firm Tomra Systems ASA
TOM,
-3.88%
rounded out the top five largest decreases as their stocks weakened 3.9% and 3.9%, respectively.

Chr. Hansen Holding A/S
CHR,
+17.60%,
a food/beverages/tobacco company, saw the largest increase of the Stoxx Europe 600 constituents, as shares jumped 17.6% on Monday.

Shares of retail firm Zalando SE
ZAL,
+5.09%
and health care/life sciences company Carl Zeiss Meditec AG
AFX,
+5.01%
gained 5.1% and 5.0%, respectively.

NEL ASA
NEL,
+4.69%,
an electric utilities company, and fossil fuels firm Orron Energy AB
ORRON,
+3.77%
rounded out the top five largest increases as their stocks rose 4.7% and 3.8%, respectively.

The pound
GBPUSD,
+0.05%
was up 0.20% against the dollar, and the euro
EURUSD,
-0.03%
was up 0.14%. Brent crude
BRN00,
+2.13%
increased 2.58% to $78.06.

The yield on the 10-year gilt
TMBMKGB-10Y,
3.200%
rose 1.74 basis points to 3.200%, and the yield on the German 10-year bund
TMBMKDE-10Y,
1.940%
increased 0.780 basis points to 1.94%.


Editor’s Note: This story was auto-generated by Automated Insights, an automation technology provider, using data from Dow Jones and FactSet. See our market data terms of use.

Credit: marketwatch.com

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