Investors shifted their attention to European markets Due to the two terrorist attacks in London and Paris and due to the political events in Europe; this led the European equities to close higher on Monday.
As the gains generated by Basic Materials, Energy and consumer non-cyclicals, UK equities were higher on Monday, where FTSE 100 rose by 0.81% to close at 7523.81.
The best performers of the session on the FTSE100 were St. G4S PLC, which rose 4.58% to trade at 335.90 at the close. Meanwhile, Glencore PLC added 2.93% to end at 288.157 and Wolseley PLC was up 2.50% at 4881.66 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Hammerson PLC, which fell 1.33% to trade at 594.00 at the close. Paddy Power Betfair PLC declined 1.10% to end at 8525 and Pearson PLC was down 1.05% at 705.5.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the London Stock Exchange by 977 to 621 and 414 ended unchanged.
Due to the gains generated by basic Materials, Industrials and Financials sectors, Germany’s equities were higher on Monday, where DAX rose by 1.07% to close at 12888.95.
The best performers of the session on the DAX were Thyssenkrupp AG, which rose 2.53% to trade at 24.14 at the close. Meanwhile, Deutsche Bank AG added 2.53% to end at 15.38 and BASF SE was up 2.46% to 87.12 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Prosiebensat 1 Media SE, which fell 0.32% to trade at 37.27 at the close. Vonovia SE declined 0.22% to end at 36.27 and RWE AG was down 0.02% to 20.155.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange by 569 to 175 and 23 ended unchanged.
Due to the gains generated by Basic Materilas, Healthcare and Technology, France equities were higher on Monday, where CAC 40 fell by 0.90% to close at 5310.72.
The best performers of the session on the CAC 40 were ArcelorMittal SA, which rose 2.99% to trade at 18.40 at the close. Meanwhile, Air Liquide SA added 2.46% to end at 112.50 and Schneider Electric SE was up 2.44% to 69.200 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Orange SA, which fell 1.19% to trade at 14.560 at the close. Veolia Environnement SA dropped 0.94% to end at 19.06 and Engie SA was down 0.11% to 14.00.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Paris Stock Exchange by 30 to 8 and 2 ended unchanged.
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