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European Stocks Finish Mixed, Relinquishing Earlier Advances

Aug 14, 2018

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European Market                                                                                                                                                          

  • The Euro Stoxx 600 closed little changed, the FTSE 100 declined -0.4%, the DAX finished neutral, and the CAC 40 finished down -0.16%
  • Investor sentiment for European stocks finished trading negative with the advance/decline ratio for the Euro Stoxx 600 currently at 0.63x
  • Food & Beverage (+0.73%), Utilities (+0.5%), and Personal & Household Goods (+0.64%) stocks were the top performers in the Euro Stoxx 600 today
  • Basic Resources (-0.73%), Real Estate (-0.87%), and Automobiles & Parts (-0.64%) stocks were the worst performers in the Euro Stoxx 600 today
  • 30 stocks in the Euro Stoxx 600 hit 4-week highs while 110 stocks closed at 4-week lows
  • 26 stocks in the Euro Stoxx 600 finished the trading session overbought while 20 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • VSTOXX, the European stocks equivalent of the VIX, closed little changed -0.31 points today to 15.63 after closing at 15.94 yesterday

Highlights from the European Bond Market

  • German 10-Year Bunds are lower with yields up 1.7 basis points to 0.328%
  • French 10-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 0.2 basis points to 0.683%
  • UK 10-Year GILTs are lower with yields up 1.2 basis points to 1.264%
  • Italian 10-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -7.2 basis points to 3.03%
  • Spanish 10-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -4 basis points to 1.414%

What is Going on with European Currencies?

  • EUR€ is currently down -0.552% against the USD$ to 1.1347
  • GBP£ is currently down -0.282% against the USD$ to 1.2735
  • CHF is currently little changed against the USD$ at 1.0068

Stocks Trending in the News

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  • Aryzta AG (ARYN.SW) rose 14.63% today, advancing for the first time after 10 consecutive losing sessions, and posting its most significant intraday gain in 18 months. The US Department of Agriculture released a better than expected outlook for wheat production in CY2018, which acted as a catalyst for the Swiss baking company
  • Italian infrastructure firm Atlantia SpA (ATL.IM) shares fell 5.39% in today’s trading, following reports that a bridge had collapsed near the city of Genoa. Atlantia is responsible for managing Italian highways, and reversed earlier gains following this development. 
  • K+S AG (SDF.GR) declined 4.16% to €20.04 today, after the company was downgraded from hold to a sell rating at Independent Research GmbH
  • Siltronic AG (WAF.GR) has been downgraded to neutral from a buy rating at Citi, with Citi analysts citing waning consumer demand for the Siltronic’s products as a driver for the downgrade

Euro Stoxx 50 Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D% CHG Volume
Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV Consumer Staples 85.84 1.61%          466,138.00
E.ON SE Utilities 9.4 1.37%    11,411,409.00
Eni SpA Energy 16.114 0.98%       8,408,694.00
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE Consumer Discretionary 300.05 0.86%          409,308.00
L'Oreal SA Consumer Staples 208.2 0.82%          354,018.00
Underperformers Sector Price 1D% CHG Volume
Daimler AG Consumer Discretionary 56.41 -1.36%       1,039,778.00
Bayerische Motoren Werke AG Consumer Discretionary 82.4 -1.01%          377,420.00
TOTAL SA Energy 53.55 -1.00%       4,891,295.00
Allianz SE Financials 184.8 -1.00%       1,273,430.00
Industria de Diseno Textil SA Consumer Discretionary 27.61 -0.90%       2,633,711.00