The European stock market saw gains on Tuesday, with the Stoxx Europe 600 index rising by 0.18% to reach 496.33.

Key Gains in European Markets

German DAX and French CAC 40

  • The German DAX climbed by 0.76% to 17,556.49.
  • The French CAC 40 index increased by 0.23% to 7,948.40.

Other Major Performers

  • Retail company HelloFresh SE saw a significant increase of 12.9%.
  • Telephone systems firm Millicom International Cellular S.A. and business services company Gaztransport et Technigaz saw gains of 10.7% and 8.9%, respectively.
  • Bouygues S.A., a real estate/construction company, and road/rail transport business Alstom S.A. rounded out the top five with increases of 8.0% and 5.6%, respectively.

Declines in European Markets

Stoxx Europe 600 Losers

  • Company SEB S.A. experienced the largest decline among Stoxx Europe 600 constituents, with shares dropping by 7.6%.
  • Health care/life sciences firm Eurofins Scientific SE and business services company Edenred SE saw declines of 6.7% and 5.0%, respectively.
  • Imperial Brands PLC and health care/life sciences firm Zealand Pharma A/S rounded out the top five decreases with drops of 4.8% and 4.4%, respectively.

Currency and Commodity Updates

  • The pound was up 0.04% against the dollar, while the euro saw a 0.02% increase.
  • Brent crude oil rose by 0.73% to $82.27.

Bond Market Movement

  • The yield on the 10-year gilt increased by 3.64 basis points to 4.130%.
  • The yield on the German 10-year bund increased by 1.990 basis points to 2.47%.

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