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European stocks fall for third session

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European stocks fell Friday, as the Stoxx Europe 600 index
SXXP,
-1.20%
closed down 1.20% to 424.74.

The FTSE 100 index
UKX,
-1.27%
weakened 1.27% to 7,332.12, the French CAC 40 index
PX1,
-1.08%
weakened 1.08% to 6,452.63 and the German DAX
DAX,
-0.67%
declined 0.67% to 13,893.07.

Among Stoxx Europe 600 constituents, health care/life sciences company MorphoSys AG
MOR,
-11.36%
saw the largest decline Friday, as shares tumbled 11.4%

Shares of real estate firms Aroundtown S.A.
AT1,
-8.32%
Vonovia SE
VNA,
-8.24%
dropped 8.3% and 8.2%, respectively.

GN Store Nord A/S
GN,
-7.59%,
a health care/life sciences company, and real estate business LEG Immobilien SE
LEG,
-7.33%
rounded out the top five largest decreases as their stocks weakened 7.6% and 7.3%, respectively.

Games Workshop Group PLC
GAW,
+16.16%,
a leisure/travel goods company, saw the largest increase among Stoxx Europe 600 constituents, as shares jumped 16.2% on Friday.

Shares of banking/credit firm Bank of Ireland Group PLC
BIRG,
+6.97%
and banking/credit company CaixaBank S.A.
CABK,
+5.85%
added 7.0% and 5.9%, respectively.

Commerzbank AG
CBK,
+5.77%,
a banking company, and banking/credit firm Banco de Sabadell S.A.
SAB,
+4.85%
rounded out the top five largest increases as their stocks rose 5.8% and 4.9%, respectively.

The pound
GBPUSD,
+0.04%
was down 0.07% against the dollar, and the euro
EURUSD,
-0.19%
was down 0.15%. Brent crude
BRN00,
-1.95%
dropped 2.04% to $79.55.

The yield on the 10-year gilt
TMBMKGB-10Y,
3.330%
increased 8.88 basis points to 3.330%, and the yield on the German 10-year bund
TMBMKDE-10Y,
2.152%
rose 7.250 basis points to 2.15%.


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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