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European stocks finished lower Wednesday, with the Stoxx Europe 600 index /zigman2/quotes/210599654/delayed XX:SXXP +3.12% falling 0.91% to 439.03.

The German DAX /zigman2/quotes/210597999/delayed DX:DAX +3.78% dropped 2.04% to 13,626.71, the French CAC 40 index /zigman2/quotes/210597958/delayed FR:PX1 +4.24% fell 0.97% to 6,528.32 and the FTSE 100 index /zigman2/quotes/210598409/delayed UK:UKX +2.57% dropped 0.27% to 7,515.75.

Among Stoxx Europe 600 constituents, multiutilities company Uniper SE /zigman2/quotes/208981032/delayed XE:UN01 +1.69% saw the largest drop Wednesday, as shares plunged 12.1%

Shares of oil extraction firm Orron Energy AB /zigman2/quotes/205930854/delayed SE:ORRON +5.26% and motor vehicle parts company Faurecia SE /zigman2/quotes/208852435/delayed FR:EO +5.04% dropped 10.1% and 8.4%, respectively.

Persimmon PLC /zigman2/quotes/206444744/delayed UK:PSN +2.08% , a residential building construction company, and clothing retail business Zalando SE /zigman2/quotes/203377673/delayed XE:ZAL +8.28% 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 +7.43% , 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 +4.91% and medical equipment/supplies company Coloplast A/S Series B /zigman2/quotes/206586833/delayed DK:COLO.B +3.05% increased 7.3% and 7.3%, respectively.

Carlsberg A/S Series B /zigman2/quotes/208335740/delayed DK:CARL.B +3.73% , an alcoholic beverages/drinks company, and industrial electronics firm Vestas Wind Systems A/S /zigman2/quotes/205019303/delayed DK:VWS +5.56% 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 +0.9981% was down 0.52% against the dollar, and the euro /zigman2/quotes/210561242/realtime/sampled EURUSD +1.4148% 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 -2.34% declined 7.54 basis points to 2.289%, and the yield on the German 10-year bund /zigman2/quotes/211347112/realtime BX:TMBMKDE-10Y -2.13% 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
403.03
+12.20 +3.12%
Volume: 0.00
Oct. 4, 2022 5:50p
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DAX
DX : Xetra Indices
12,670.48
+461.00 +3.78%
Volume: 80,240
Oct. 4, 2022 6:30p
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FR : France: Euronext Paris
6,039.69
+245.54 +4.24%
Volume: 95,391
Oct. 4, 2022 6:05p
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UK : FTSE UK
7,086.46
+177.70 +2.57%
Volume: 914,717
Oct. 4, 2022 4:59p
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/zigman2/quotes/208981032/delayed
XE : Germany: Xetra
3.98
+0.07 +1.69%
Volume: 820,232
Oct. 4, 2022 6:30p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
1.76%
Market Cap
€1.43 billion
Rev. per Employee
€21.04M
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/zigman2/quotes/205930854/delayed
SE : Sweden: Stockholm
kr 23.61
+1.18 +5.26%
Volume: 14.77M
Oct. 4, 2022 5:29p
P/E Ratio
0.89
Dividend Yield
0.00%
Market Cap
kr6.38 billion
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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/zigman2/quotes/208852435/delayed
FR : France: Euronext Paris
12.40
+0.60 +5.04%
Volume: 2.10M
Oct. 4, 2022 5:36p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
0.00%
Market Cap
€2.29 billion
Rev. per Employee
€175,080
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UK : U.K.: London
1,303.50 p
+26.50 +2.08%
Volume: 1.62M
Oct. 4, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
5.68
Dividend Yield
18.03%
Market Cap
£4.08 billion
Rev. per Employee
£665,570
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XE : Germany: Xetra
22.09
+1.69 +8.28%
Volume: 1.35M
Oct. 4, 2022 6:30p
P/E Ratio
176.30
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 367.20
+25.40 +7.43%
Volume: 34,750
Oct. 4, 2022 5:30p
P/E Ratio
44.91
Dividend Yield
0.76%
Market Cap
CHF4.35 billion
Rev. per Employee
CHF327,131
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/zigman2/quotes/203387842/delayed
IE : Ireland: Dublin
12.19
+0.57 +4.91%
Volume: 590,112
Oct. 4, 2022 4:30p
P/E Ratio
16.21
Dividend Yield
2.50%
Market Cap
€3.16 billion
Rev. per Employee
€617,458
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/zigman2/quotes/206586833/delayed
DK : Denmark: OMX
kr. 798.60
+23.60 +3.05%
Volume: 118,857
Oct. 4, 2022 4:59p
P/E Ratio
35.59
Dividend Yield
2.38%
Market Cap
kr.164.92 billion
Rev. per Employee
kr.1.68M
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/zigman2/quotes/208335740/delayed
DK : Denmark: OMX
kr. 923.00
+33.20 +3.73%
Volume: 202,061
Oct. 4, 2022 4:59p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
2.60%
Market Cap
kr.129.03 billion
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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/zigman2/quotes/205019303/delayed
DK : Denmark: OMX
kr. 149.10
+7.86 +5.56%
Volume: 2.88M
Oct. 4, 2022 4:59p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
0.25%
Market Cap
kr.142.50 billion
Rev. per Employee
kr.4.01M
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US : Tullett Prebon
1.1435
+0.0113 +0.9981%
Volume: 0.0000
Oct. 4, 2022 1:18p
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US : Tullett Prebon
0.9964
+0.0139 +1.4148%
Volume: 0.0000
Oct. 4, 2022 1:18p
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BX : Tullett Prebon
3.87
-0.09 -2.34%
Volume: 0.00
Oct. 4, 2022 5:01p
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1.87
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Volume: 0.00
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