European stocks slipped Tuesday, as the Stoxx Europe 600 index /zigman2/quotes/210599654/delayed XX:SXXP +0.84% closed down 0.13% to 388.24.
The German DAX /zigman2/quotes/210597999/delayed DX:DAX +0.74% weakened 0.72% to 12,139.68, the FTSE 100 index /zigman2/quotes/210598409/delayed UK:UKX +0.06% fell 0.52% to 6,984.59 and the French CAC 40 index /zigman2/quotes/210597958/delayed FR:PX1 +0.46% fell 0.27% to 5,753.82.
Among Stoxx Europe 600 constituents, investment advisors company Close Brothers Group PLC /zigman2/quotes/208893966/delayed UK:CBG +0.29% saw the largest drop Tuesday, as shares plunged 10.8%
Shares of real estate developers firm Rightmove PLC /zigman2/quotes/201303150/delayed UK:RMV +0.29% and healthcare reits company Assura PLC /zigman2/quotes/203576129/delayed UK:AGR -0.18% fell 8.9% and 7.4%, respectively.
SSE PLC /zigman2/quotes/204546319/delayed UK:SSE -0.12% , an electric utilities company, and residential building construction firm Taylor Wimpey PLC /zigman2/quotes/208623755/delayed UK:TW +1.51% rounded out the top five largest decreases as their stocks declined 7.3% and 7.2%, respectively.
Just Eat Takeaway.com N.V. /zigman2/quotes/201653805/delayed NL:TKWY +0.94% , an emerging technologies company, saw the largest increase of the Stoxx Europe 600 constituents, as shares surged 11.7% on Tuesday.
Shares of oil extraction firm Orron Energy AB /zigman2/quotes/205930854/delayed SE:ORRON -2.75% and gambling industries company Evolution Gaming Group AB /zigman2/quotes/208815622/delayed SE:EVO -0.35% added 7.9% and 5.8%, respectively.
Zur Rose Group AG /zigman2/quotes/205626361/delayed CH:ROSE +1.45% , a drug retail company, and semiconductors company ams-OSRAM AG /zigman2/quotes/205647546/delayed CH:AMS +2.05% rounded out the top five largest increases as their stocks increased 5.6% and 5.0%, respectively.
The pound /zigman2/quotes/210561263/realtime/sampled GBPUSD +0.2207% was up 0.51% against the dollar, and the euro /zigman2/quotes/210561242/realtime/sampled EURUSD -0.1990% was up 0.03%. Brent crude gained 2.28% to $84.75.
The yield on the 10-year gilt /zigman2/quotes/211347177/realtime BX:TMBMKGB-10Y +2.87% declined 5.43 basis points to 4.514%, and the yield on the German 10-year bund /zigman2/quotes/211347112/realtime BX:TMBMKDE-10Y +6.28% declined 0.053 basis points to 2.24%.