European stocks ended lower on Wednesday, with the Stoxx Europe 600 index XX:SXXP
down 0.29% to 413.39.
The French CAC 40 index FR:PX1
fell 0.81% to 6,276.88, the German DAX DX:DAX
fell 0.61% to 13,256.74 and the FTSE 100 UK:UKX
fell 0.58% to 7,144.14.
Among the constituents of Stoxx Europe 600, the medical equipment/supplies company Demant A/S DK:DEMANT
saw the biggest decline on Wednesday, as shares plunged 15.1%
Shares of the provident society Orpea SA FR:ORP
and medical equipment/supplies company GN Store Nord A/S DK:GN
fell 9.6% and 6.8%, respectively.
TAG Immobilien AG XE:TEG,
a real estate development company and a fishing company Bakkafrost P/F NO:BAKKA
completed the five biggest declines, with their shares falling 6.1% and 6.0%, respectively.
Sinch AB SE:SINC,
an internet/online company, saw the biggest rise among Stoxx Europe 600 constituents, as shares soared 38.0% on Wednesday.
Shares of software company TeamViewer AG XE:TMV
and pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk A/S Series B DK:NOVO
gained 13.4% and 7.4%, respectively.
CD Projekt SA PL:CDR,
a toy and game company and a semiconductor company ams-OSRAM AG CH:AMS
completed the five largest increases, with their shares rising 7.2% and 6.7%, respectively.
The US pound: GBPUSD
was down 0.17% against the dollar and the euro US:EURUSD
was down 0.10%. Brent Crude United States: BRN00
rose 1.70% to $96.26.
The yield of the 10-year gilt BX:TMBMKGB-10Y
fell 6.54 basis points to 3.399%, and the 10-year German Bund yield BX:TMBMKDE-10Y
rose 0.670 basis points to 2.14%.