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How Did European Stocks Close?

Jul 16, 2018

European Stocks At the Close

European stocks finished mixed today, with the Euro Stoxx 600 -0.22%, FTSE 100 -0.83%, and CAC40 -0.29% all fell, while the DAX +0.27% was the only major index to rise. Periphery markets were mixed as well, with Italy’s MIB -0.32% and Spain’s IBEX -0.18% falling, while Portugal’s PSI 20 +0.02% and Greece’s ASE +0.50%. The VSTOXX ended 1.79% higher today, down to 13.03 after closing at 12.80. Yield on the Italian 10-year sovereign bond is up 1.5 basis points to 2.573%, while the yield on the German Bund is 1.9 basis points higher to 0.360%.

*Data in Price Return; Source: Stockdio

Stocks Trending in the News

Alfa Laval (OM:ALFA) shares traded 8.04% higher today, after the company reported 2Q2018 EBITDA that was higher than expected (SEK1.70 billion vs SEK 1.61 billion)

Indivior Plc (LSE: INDV) advanced 16.93% in today’s trading, after a US court ruled to temporarily block the sale of Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories version of Indivior’s Suboxone film, used in the treatment of opioid addiction

Micro Focus International (LSE:MCRO) has been downgraded by Credit Suisse to underperform from a neutral rating. Micro Focus stock finished 2.89% lower today