European stocks decreased Wednesday, as the Stoxx Europe 600 index
finished down 1.12% to 415.12.
The French CAC 40 index
dropped 1.37% to 6,125.10, the FTSE 100 index
dropped 1.05% to 7,284.15 and the German DAX
weakened 0.97% to 12,834.96.
Of the Stoxx Europe 600 constituents, publishing company Wolters Kluwer N.V.
saw the largest decrease Wednesday, as shares fell 6.2%
Shares of multiutilities firm Hera S.p.A.
and non-ferrous metals company KGHM Polska Miedz S.A.
fell 6.0% and 5.6%, respectively.
a medical equipment/supplies company, and food retail company Dino Polska S.A.
rounded out the top five largest decreases as their stocks fell 5.6% and 4.4%, respectively.
L.E. Lundbergfoeretagen AB Series B
an investment advisors company, saw the largest increase of the Stoxx Europe 600 constituents, as shares gained 6.0% on Wednesday.
Shares of software firm Temenos AG
and advertising/marketing/public relations company Adevinta ASA
increased 4.9% and 4.7%, respectively.
a banking company, and networking business Nokia Corp.
rounded out the top five largest increases as their stocks increased 4.5% and 4.4%, respectively.
was down 0.14% against the dollar, and the euro
was up 0.50%. Brent crude
declined 0.76% to $97.10.
The yield on the 10-year gilt
fell 3.47 basis points to 2.801%, and the yield on the German 10-year bund
declined 0.022 basis points to 1.54%.
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