European stocks extend their positive streak for the second session
European stocks ended higher on Thursday, with the Stoxx Europe 600 SXXP index,
up 0.45% to 450.49.
The FTSE 100 UKX index,
rose 1.25% to 7,383.11, the French CAC 40 PX1 index,
rose 0.36% to 6,612.52 and the German DAX DAX,
fell 0.36% to 14,388.06.
Among the constituents of Stoxx Europe 600, the renewable energy production company Verbund AG VER,
saw the biggest gain on Thursday, with stocks rising 8.8%.
Shares of medical equipment/supply company DiaSorin SpA DIA,
and emerging technology company Deliveroo PLC ROO,
added 7.8% and 6.4%, respectively.
Novozymes A/S series B NZYM.B,
a biotechnology company and the food distribution company Dino Polska SA DNP,
completed the five largest increases, with their shares rising 6.3% and 6.2% respectively.
Shares of diversified holding companies Thyssenkrupp AG TKA,
saw the steepest decline among Stoxx Europe 600 constituents, with shares falling 9.4% on Thursday.
Shares of food distribution company Ocado Group PLC OCDO,
and the passenger airline Wizz Air Holdings PLC WIZZ,
weakened by 8.2% and 7.1%, respectively.
Faurecia SE EO,
an automobile parts company and an automobile company Renault SA RNO,
completed the five biggest declines, with their shares falling 5.7% and 5.5%, respectively.
The GBPUSD pound,
was up 0.17% against the dollar and the euro EURUSD,
was up 0.90%. Brent Crude United States: BRN00
rose 8.34% to $106.19.
The yield of the TMBMKGB-10Y 10-year gilt,
rose 3.89 basis points to 1.568%, and the 10-year German Bund yield TMBMKDE-10Y,
rose 0.012 basis points to 0.39%.