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How Did European Stocks Close?

Jul 11, 2018

European Markets at the Close                                                                                                                                                                    Start Your Free Trial Today

European stocks finished broadly lower, with the Euro Stoxx 600 -1.26%, the Dax -1.53%, the FTSE 100 -1.30%, and the CAC 40 -1.48%. The 6-day winning streak in the Euro Stoxx 600 was snapped, ending the index’s longest consecutive period of positivity since March 2018.  Periphery markets were lower as well with Spain’s IBEX -1.57%, Italy’s FTSE MIB -1.58%, Portugal’s PSI 20 -0.44%, and Greece’s Athens SE -1.14%.  The VSTOXX finished 160 basis points, or 12.33%, higher to 14.60. Yield on Spain’s 10-year sovereign bond is up 2.5 basis points to 1.297%, while the yield on the German Bund fell 0.3 basis points to 0.364%. European currencies are mostly weaker against the USD$, with the EUR€ -0.33%, the GBP£ -0.36%, and the CHF -0.23%.

Source: Stockdio, Data in price return.

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