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Aug. 17, 2022, 12:01 p.m. EDT

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European stocks finished lower Wednesday, with the Stoxx Europe 600 index /zigman2/quotes/210599654/delayed XX:SXXP +1.30% falling 0.91% to 439.03.

The German DAX /zigman2/quotes/210597999/delayed DX:DAX +1.16% dropped 2.04% to 13,626.71, the French CAC 40 index /zigman2/quotes/210597958/delayed FR:PX1 +1.51% fell 0.97% to 6,528.32 and the FTSE 100 index /zigman2/quotes/210598409/delayed UK:UKX +0.18% dropped 0.27% to 7,515.75.

Among Stoxx Europe 600 constituents, multiutilities company Uniper SE /zigman2/quotes/208981032/delayed XE:UN01 -0.41% saw the largest drop Wednesday, as shares plunged 12.1%

Shares of oil extraction firm Orron Energy AB /zigman2/quotes/205930854/delayed SE:ORRON +4.75% and motor vehicle parts company Faurecia SE /zigman2/quotes/208852435/delayed FR:EO +3.31% dropped 10.1% and 8.4%, respectively.

Persimmon PLC /zigman2/quotes/206444744/delayed UK:PSN +5.32% , a residential building construction company, and clothing retail business Zalando SE /zigman2/quotes/203377673/delayed XE:ZAL +4.20% rounded out the top five largest decreases as their stocks weakened 7.8% and 7.6%, respectively.

Tecan Group AG /zigman2/quotes/203551706/delayed CH:TECN +6.65% , a medical equipment/supplies company, saw the largest increase among Stoxx Europe 600 constituents, as shares gained 8.3% on Wednesday.

Shares of food products firm Glanbia PLC /zigman2/quotes/203387842/delayed IE:GL9 -1.09% and medical equipment/supplies company Coloplast A/S Series B /zigman2/quotes/206586833/delayed DK:COLO.B +2.62% increased 7.3% and 7.3%, respectively.

Carlsberg A/S Series B /zigman2/quotes/208335740/delayed DK:CARL.B -0.69% , an alcoholic beverages/drinks company, and industrial electronics firm Vestas Wind Systems A/S /zigman2/quotes/205019303/delayed DK:VWS +1.97% rounded out the top five largest increases as their stocks gained 3.9% and 2.8%, respectively.

The pound /zigman2/quotes/210561263/realtime/sampled GBPUSD +0.0090% was down 0.52% against the dollar, and the euro /zigman2/quotes/210561242/realtime/sampled EURUSD +0.0102% was down 0.08%. Brent crude weakened 0.35% to $92.02.

The yield on the 10-year gilt /zigman2/quotes/211347177/realtime BX:TMBMKGB-10Y 0.00% declined 7.54 basis points to 2.289%, and the yield on the German 10-year bund /zigman2/quotes/211347112/realtime BX:TMBMKDE-10Y 0.00% declined 0.117 basis points to 1.09%.

Editor's Note: This story was auto-generated by Automated Insights, an automation technology provider, using data from Dow Jones and FactSet. See our market data terms of use.

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XX : STOXX
387.85
+4.96 +1.30%
Volume: 0.00
Sept. 30, 2022 11:03p
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DAX
DX : Xetra Indices
12,114.36
+138.81 +1.16%
Volume: 89,235
Sept. 30, 2022 6:30p
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/zigman2/quotes/210597958/delayed
FR : France: Euronext Paris
5,762.34
+85.47 +1.51%
Volume: 102,731
Sept. 30, 2022 6:05p
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/zigman2/quotes/210598409/delayed
UK : FTSE UK
6,893.81
+12.22 +0.18%
Volume: 0.00
Sept. 30, 2022 4:56p
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/zigman2/quotes/208981032/delayed
XE : Germany: Xetra
3.91
-0.02 -0.41%
Volume: 1.53M
Sept. 30, 2022 6:30p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
1.79%
Market Cap
€1.43 billion
Rev. per Employee
€21.04M
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/zigman2/quotes/205930854/delayed
SE : Sweden: Stockholm
kr 19.98
+0.91 +4.75%
Volume: 9.22M
Sept. 30, 2022 5:29p
P/E Ratio
0.76
Dividend Yield
0.00%
Market Cap
kr5.42 billion
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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/zigman2/quotes/208852435/delayed
FR : France: Euronext Paris
11.23
+0.36 +3.31%
Volume: 3.07M
Sept. 30, 2022 5:35p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
0.00%
Market Cap
€2.18 billion
Rev. per Employee
€175,080
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/zigman2/quotes/206444744/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
1,237.50 p
+62.50 +5.32%
Volume: 1.97M
Sept. 30, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
5.39
Dividend Yield
18.99%
Market Cap
£3.95 billion
Rev. per Employee
£665,570
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/zigman2/quotes/203377673/delayed
XE : Germany: Xetra
20.23
+0.82 +4.20%
Volume: 1.58M
Sept. 30, 2022 6:30p
P/E Ratio
161.45
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
€5.33 billion
Rev. per Employee
€599,137
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/zigman2/quotes/203551706/delayed
CH : Switzerland: SWX
CHF 343.00
+21.40 +6.65%
Volume: 39,922
Sept. 30, 2022 5:31p
P/E Ratio
41.95
Dividend Yield
0.82%
Market Cap
CHF4.36 billion
Rev. per Employee
CHF327,131
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/zigman2/quotes/203387842/delayed
IE : Ireland: Dublin
11.78
-0.13 -1.09%
Volume: 784,609
Sept. 30, 2022 4:30p
P/E Ratio
15.66
Dividend Yield
2.59%
Market Cap
€3.20 billion
Rev. per Employee
€617,458
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/zigman2/quotes/206586833/delayed
DK : Denmark: OMX
kr. 775.80
+19.80 +2.62%
Volume: 292,384
Sept. 30, 2022 4:59p
P/E Ratio
34.57
Dividend Yield
2.45%
Market Cap
kr.165.09 billion
Rev. per Employee
kr.1.68M
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/zigman2/quotes/208335740/delayed
DK : Denmark: OMX
kr. 893.80
-6.20 -0.69%
Volume: 288,755
Sept. 30, 2022 4:59p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
2.69%
Market Cap
kr.129.79 billion
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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/zigman2/quotes/205019303/delayed
DK : Denmark: OMX
kr. 141.62
+2.74 +1.97%
Volume: 3.02M
Sept. 30, 2022 4:59p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
0.26%
Market Cap
kr.142.88 billion
Rev. per Employee
kr.4.01M
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/zigman2/quotes/210561263/realtime/sampled
US : Tullett Prebon
1.1169
+0.0001 +0.0090%
Volume: 0.0000
Sept. 30, 2022 4:59p
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/zigman2/quotes/210561242/realtime/sampled
US : Tullett Prebon
0.9803
+0.0001 +0.0102%
Volume: 0.0000
Sept. 30, 2022 4:59p
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/zigman2/quotes/211347177/realtime
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BX : Tullett Prebon
4.15
0.00 0.00%
Volume: 0.00
Sept. 30, 2022 5:10p
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BX : Tullett Prebon
2.11
0.00 0.00%
Volume: 0.00
Sept. 30, 2022 6:03p
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