European stocks rose Wednesday, as the Stoxx Europe 600 index
closed up 0.60% to 438.82.
The French CAC 40 index
gained 0.32% to 6,679.09, the FTSE 100 index
increased 0.17% to 7,465.24 and the German DAX
was flat at 14,427.59.
Of the Stoxx Europe 600 constituents, software company Nemetschek SE
saw the largest increase Wednesday, as shares gained 8.1%.
Shares of passenger airlines firm Wizz Air Holdings PLC
and pharmaceuticals company Idorsia Ltd.
gained 5.5% and 5.0%, respectively.
Hargreaves Lansdown PLC
an investment advisors company, and industrial machinery firm Rotork PLC
rounded out the top five largest increases as their stocks gained 4.5% and 4.4%, respectively.
Shares of multiutilities company Uniper SE
saw the largest drop of the Stoxx Europe 600 constituents, as shares declined 8.4% on Wednesday.
Shares of major international banks firm Credit Suisse Group AG
and electric utilities company Endesa S.A.
dropped 6.1% and 5.1%, respectively.
Real Estate Developers companies LEG Immobilien SE
and Grand City Properties S.A.
rounded out the top five largest decreases as their stocks weakened 3.4% and 3.2%, respectively.
was up 1.29% against the dollar, and the euro
was up 0.59%. Brent crude
weakened 3.72% to $84.44.
The yield on the 10-year gilt
declined 12.89 basis points to 3.010%, and the yield on the German 10-year bund
fell 5.170 basis points to 1.93%.