European stocks finished higher Monday, with the Stoxx Europe 600 index /zigman2/quotes/210599654/delayed XX:SXXP -0.05% increasing 0.77% to 390.83.
The German DAX /zigman2/quotes/210597999/delayed DX:DAX +0.38% increased 0.79% to 12,209.48, the French CAC 40 index /zigman2/quotes/210597958/delayed FR:PX1 -0.0019% gained 0.55% to 5,794.15 and the FTSE 100 index /zigman2/quotes/210598409/delayed UK:UKX -0.13% added 0.22% to 6,908.76.
Of the Stoxx Europe 600 constituents, oil extraction company Orron Energy AB /zigman2/quotes/205930854/delayed SE:ORRON -0.33% saw the largest increase Monday, as shares surged 12.3%.
Shares of fishing firm SalMar ASA /zigman2/quotes/206932424/delayed NO:SALM -0.46% and industrial/office reits company alstria office REIT-AG /zigman2/quotes/208413634/delayed XE:AOX +2.67% added 9.6% and 8.8%, respectively.
Bakkafrost P/F /zigman2/quotes/209024722/delayed NO:BAKKA -0.91% , a fishing company, and iron/steel company Tenaris S.A. /zigman2/quotes/205346907/delayed IT:TEN -2.02% rounded out the top five largest increases as their stocks gained 8.6% and 6.9%, respectively.
Shares of tourism company Carnival PLC /zigman2/quotes/210414141/delayed UK:CCL -1.76% saw the largest drop of the Stoxx Europe 600 constituents, as shares fell 7.4% on Monday.
Shares of emerging technologies firm Just Eat Takeaway.com N.V. /zigman2/quotes/201653805/delayed NL:TKWY +2.49% and precision products company ABB Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/201477239/delayed CH:ABBN -0.14% fell 5.7% and 5.6%, respectively.
Orpea S.A. /zigman2/quotes/204431094/delayed FR:ORP +3.91% , a healthcare provision company, and passenger airlines firm Wizz Air Holdings PLC /zigman2/quotes/210449062/delayed UK:WIZZ +2.48% rounded out the top five largest decreases as their stocks weakened 5.0% and 3.7%, respectively.
The pound /zigman2/quotes/210561263/realtime/sampled GBPUSD -0.7262% was up 0.96% against the dollar, and the euro /zigman2/quotes/210561242/realtime/sampled EURUSD -0.6650% was up 0.11%. Brent crude rose 3.71% to $88.30.
The yield on the 10-year gilt /zigman2/quotes/211347177/realtime BX:TMBMKGB-10Y +0.20% increased 4.70 basis points to 3.954%, and the yield on the German 10-year bund /zigman2/quotes/211347112/realtime BX:TMBMKDE-10Y +1.67% rose 0.094 basis points to 1.91%.