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European stocks gain Wednesday – MarketWatch

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European stocks finished up Wednesday, with the Stoxx Europe 600 index
SXXP,
+1.71%
increasing 1.71% to 431.44.

The French CAC 40 index
PX1,
+2.01%
gained 2.01% to 6,580.24, the FTSE 100 index
UKX,
+1.72%
added 1.72% to 7,497.32 and the German DAX
DAX,
+1.54%
rose 1.54% to 14,097.82.

Of the Stoxx Europe 600 constituents, clothing/textiles company Puma SE
PUM,
+9.45%
saw the largest increase Wednesday, as shares increased 9.5%.

Shares of clothing/textiles firm adidas AG
ADS,
+6.76%
and real estate company TAG Immobilien AG
TEG,
+6.16%
increased 6.8% and 6.2%, respectively.

LEG Immobilien SE
LEG,
+6.11%,
a real estate company, and retail firm JD Sports Fashion PLC
JD,
+6.09%
rounded out the top five largest increases as their stocks added 6.1% and 6.1%, respectively.

Shares of industrial goods company Billerud AB
BILL,
-5.42%
saw the largest decrease of the Stoxx Europe 600 constituents, as shares fell 5.4% on Wednesday.

Shares of fossil fuels firm Neste Oyj
NESTE,
-4.17%
and health care/life sciences company MorphoSys AG
MOR,
-1.02%
dropped 4.2% and 1.0%, respectively.

Bunzl PLC
BNZL,
-0.96%,
a retail/wholesale company, and banking firm Commerzbank AG
CBK,
-0.91%
rounded out the top five largest decreases as their stocks declined 1.0% and 0.9%, respectively.

The pound
GBPUSD,
-0.98%
was down 1.02% against the dollar, and the euro
EURUSD,
-0.25%
was down 0.30%. Brent crude
BRN00,
+2.69%
gained 2.51% to $82.00.

The yield on the 10-year gilt
TMBMKGB-10Y,
3.574%
declined 2.46 basis points to 3.575%, and the yield on the German 10-year bund
TMBMKDE-10Y,
2.311%
increased 0.760 basis points to 2.31%.


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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