European stocks decreased Monday, as the Stoxx Europe 600 index
closed down 0.49% to 436.98.
The German DAX
declined 0.45% to 14,306.63, the FTSE 100 index
fell 0.41% to 7,445.97 and the French CAC 40 index
weakened 0.41% to 6,650.55.
Among Stoxx Europe 600 constituents, health care/life sciences company Novozymes A/S Series B
saw the largest decline Monday, as shares tumbled 15.2%
Shares of technology firm Deliveroo PLC
and retail company Etablissementen Franz Colruyt N.V.
fell 7.3% and 4.6%, respectively.
International Distribution Services PLC
an air transport company, and machinery firm Tomra Systems ASA
rounded out the top five largest decreases as their stocks weakened 3.9% and 3.9%, respectively.
Chr. Hansen Holding A/S
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
and health care/life sciences company Carl Zeiss Meditec AG
gained 5.1% and 5.0%, respectively.
an electric utilities company, and fossil fuels firm Orron Energy AB
rounded out the top five largest increases as their stocks rose 4.7% and 3.8%, respectively.
was up 0.20% against the dollar, and the euro
was up 0.14%. Brent crude
increased 2.58% to $78.06.
The yield on the 10-year gilt
rose 1.74 basis points to 3.200%, and the yield on the German 10-year bund
increased 0.780 basis points to 1.94%.