How Did European Stocks Close?
Jun 29, 2018
European stocks ended higher today, with the Euro Stoxx 600 +0.82%, the FTSE 100 +0.28%, the DAX +1.06%, and the CAC40 +0.91%. Periphery markets were mostly higher, with Italy’s MIB +0.90%, Spain’s IBEX +0.35%, and Greece’s ASE +1.28%, while Portugal’s PSI 20 -0.47% ended lower today. The VSTOXX ended down 1.79 basis points, or 9.70%, to 16.63. Yield on the UK 10 year rose 1.4 basis points to 1.277%, while the yield on the Italian 10-year fell 10.5 basis points to 2.674%.
*Data in Price Return, Source: Stockdio
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Novartis AG (SWX:NOVN) shares traded 3.95% higher today after the company announced that it was spinning off its $25 billion Alcon eyecare business, which it acquired for more than $50 billion
Osram Licht AG (XTRA:OSR) shares were up 3.93% today, after the company received a double upgrade at Bank of America from underperform to a buy rating
UniCredit SpA (BIT:UCG) is reportedly selling $3.5 billion worth of debt, as the company cleans up its non-performing loans
Vivendi SA (ENXTPA:VIV) shares finished down 0.57%, after the company was downgraded from market perform to underperform at Macquarie