European stocks finished down Thursday, with the Stoxx Europe 600 index /zigman2/quotes/210599654/delayed XX:SXXP -0.36% falling 0.64% to 396.35.
The French CAC 40 index /zigman2/quotes/210597958/delayed FR:PX1 -0.39% weakened 0.82% to 5,936.42, the FTSE 100 index /zigman2/quotes/210598409/delayed UK:UKX -0.44% fell 0.78% to 6,997.27 and the German DAX /zigman2/quotes/210597999/delayed DX:DAX -0.08% dropped 0.37% to 12,470.78.
Among Stoxx Europe 600 constituents, industrial machinery company Tomra Systems ASA /zigman2/quotes/206278918/delayed NO:TOM +0.19% saw the largest decrease Thursday, as shares plunged 11.8%
Shares of reinsurance firm Scor SE /zigman2/quotes/208040387/delayed FR:SCR -0.72% and banking company Mediobanca Banca di Credito Finanziario S.p.A. /zigman2/quotes/206067777/delayed IT:MB +0.17% declined 4.1% and 3.8%, respectively.
Banco BPM S.p.A. /zigman2/quotes/204236087/delayed IT:BAMI -0.80% , a banking company, and renewable energy generation company NEL ASA /zigman2/quotes/201285832/delayed NO:NEL +0.33% rounded out the top five largest decreases as their stocks declined 3.7% and 3.6%, respectively.
Orron Energy AB /zigman2/quotes/205930854/delayed SE:ORRON -2.20% , an oil extraction company, saw the largest increase among Stoxx Europe 600 constituents, as shares jumped 12.3% on Thursday.
Shares of real estate developers firm Castellum AB /zigman2/quotes/206956510/delayed SE:CAST +0.08% and real estate developers company Entra ASA /zigman2/quotes/202374714/delayed NO:ENTRA +0.19% added 12.1% and 6.3%, respectively.
Wihlborgs Fastigheter AB /zigman2/quotes/205028558/delayed SE:WIHL 0.00% , a real estate developers company, and containers/packaging business Gerresheimer AG /zigman2/quotes/202325168/delayed XE:GXI +0.62% rounded out the top five largest increases as their stocks gained 5.7% and 5.2%, respectively.
The pound /zigman2/quotes/210561263/realtime/sampled GBPUSD +0.2693% was down 1.71% against the dollar, and the euro /zigman2/quotes/210561242/realtime/sampled EURUSD +0.1425% was down 0.81%. Brent crude gained 0.63% to $93.96.
The yield on the 10-year gilt /zigman2/quotes/211347177/realtime BX:TMBMKGB-10Y -1.61% fell 3.35 basis points to 4.167%, and the yield on the German 10-year bund /zigman2/quotes/211347112/realtime BX:TMBMKDE-10Y -1.05% declined 0.029 basis points to 2.09%.