By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch
LONDON (MarketWatch) — Here are some companies whose shares made notable moves in European trade on Tuesday:
Swiss biotech company Actelion Ltd. jumped 3% after it said strong sales of a new drug helped lift earnings in the third quarter, prompting an upgrade to its full-year guidance.
Akzo Nobel NV /zigman2/quotes/209835399/delayed NL:AKZA -4.59% /zigman2/quotes/209835399/delayed NL:AKZA -4.59% climbed 4.9% after the Dutch painting and chemicals company said profit rose 32% in the third quarter.
Swedbank AB /zigman2/quotes/203208387/delayed SE:SWED.A -3.13% climbed 4.7% after the bank reported better-than-expected third-quarter earnings.
GKN PLC added 3.6% after the engineering group reported a rise in third-quarter pretax profit.
Shares of Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC lost 2.1% after the consumer-products company cautioned that full-year sales would come in at the lower end of its previously forecast range.