European stocks finished down Wednesday, with the Stoxx Europe 600 index
decreasing 0.57% to 412.01.
The FTSE 100 index
weakened 0.86% to 7,237.83, the French CAC 40 index
was flat at 6,105.92 and the German DAX
increased 0.35% to 12,915.97.
Of the Stoxx Europe 600 constituents, toys & games company Ubisoft Entertainment S.A.
saw the largest drop Wednesday, as shares tumbled 17.2%
Shares of mixed retailing firm Marks & Spencer Group PLC
and specialty retail company WH Smith PLC
declined 5.9% and 5.7%, respectively.
a major oil & gas company, and major international banks company Standard Chartered PLC
rounded out the top five largest decreases as their stocks weakened 5.7% and 4.3%, respectively.
a renewable energy generation company, saw the largest increase of the Stoxx Europe 600 constituents, as shares jumped 13.4% on Wednesday.
Shares of food retail firm Etablissementen Franz Colruyt N.V.
and multiutilities company RWE AG
gained 11.6% and 7.2%, respectively.
an electric utilities company, and diversified holding companies firm Thyssenkrupp AG
rounded out the top five largest increases as their stocks increased 6.8% and 5.4%, respectively.
was down 0.41% against the dollar, and the euro
was up 0.36%. Brent crude
weakened 3.76% to $89.34.
The yield on the 10-year gilt
increased 2.17 basis points to 3.033%, and the yield on the German 10-year bund
increased 0.040 basis points to 1.58%.
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