European equity markets were mixed at today’s trading session’s close after being led by strong European Euro as well as the possibility of Germany filling a class action lawsuits against carmakers.
FTSE 100 ended slightly higher at 7,372 gaining 0.05 percent or 3.63 points during today’s mixed trading session as the losses in Consumer Non-Cyclicals sector kept its gains limited.
The session’s gainers marginally outnumbered the losers by 16, with 56 gainers and 40 loser and five flat stocks.
The best performers of the session on the FTSE 100 were, Severn Trent PLC gaining 4.09 percent, United Utilities Group PLC adding 26 points and Hargreaves Lansdown PLC rising by 2.83 percent.
The worst performers of the session on the FTSE 100 were, Imperial Brands PLC plummeting by 5.90 percent, British American Tobacco PLC losing 246.5 points and Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC shading 4.41 percent.
DAX 30 fell by 0.37 percent to settled lower at 12,118 despite the relatively large gains in the Utilities and Consumer Non-Cyclicals sectors, where the session’s losers outnumber the gainers by 2 to 1 with 20 losers and 10 gainers.
The best performers of the session on the DAX 30 were, RWE AG gaining 1.74 percent, Prosiebensat 1 Media SE adding 0.41 points and E.ON SE rising by 1.22 percent.
The worst performers of the session on the DAX 30 were, Deutsche Bank AG losing by 2.08 percent, Thyssenkrupp AG falling by 0.33 points and Volkswagen AG shading 1.29 percent.
CAC 40 settled at 5,093.77 higher adding 37.62 points or 0.73 percent led by the large losses in the Healthcare and Industrials sector.
At the session’s end the 32 losers outnumbered the 8 losers with no flat shares.
The best performers of the session on the CAC 40 were, Veolia Environnement SA gaining 2.03 percent, ArcelorMittal SA adding 0.17 points and Kering SA rising by 0.7 percent.
The worst performers of the session on the CAC 40 were, Legrand SA plunging by 4.48 percent, Essilor International SA losing 4.5 points and Airbus SE shading 2.46 percent.
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