European stocks finished higher Thursday, with the Stoxx Europe 600 index
rising 1.35% to 459.20.
The German DAX
added 2.16% to 15,509.19, the French CAC 40 index
rose 1.26% to 7,166.27 and the FTSE 100 index
gained 0.76% to 7,820.16.
Of the Stoxx Europe 600 constituents, investing/securities company Kinnevik AB Series B
saw the largest increase Thursday, as shares jumped 17.2%.
Shares of retail firm Zur Rose Group AG
and investing/securities company EQT AB
jumped 16.8% and 15.2%, respectively.
Samhaellsbyggnadsbolaget i Norden AB Series B
a technology company, and real estate firm Aroundtown S.A.
rounded out the top five largest increases as their stocks jumped 14.1% and 13.8%, respectively.
Shares of health care/life sciences company Orpea S.A.
saw the largest decline among Stoxx Europe 600 constituents, as shares cratered 32.3% on Thursday.
Shares of home electronics/appliances firm Electrolux AB Series B
and machinery company CNH Industrial N.V.
weakened 9.2% and 7.5%, respectively.
Deutsche Bank AG
a banking company, and agriculture business SalMar ASA
rounded out the top five largest decreases as their stocks fell 6.5% and 6.2%, respectively.
was down 0.90% against the dollar, and the euro
was down 0.64%. Brent crude
fell 0.16% to $82.71.
The yield on the 10-year gilt
declined 30.71 basis points to 3.003%, and the yield on the German 10-year bund
fell 20.370 basis points to 2.08%.