European ADRs Move Higher in Tuesday Trading

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American depository receipts of European stocks were trading 0.24% higher at 148.57 on the Bank of New York Mellon Europe ADR Index on Tuesday.

In continental Europe, the gainers were led by geophysical equipment maker CGG ( CGG ), which jumped 16.5%, followed by 3D printer company voxeljet ( VJET ), which surged 6.2%. ASML ( ASML ), a manufacturer of chip-making equipment, and medical equipment maker Edap ( EDAP ) climbed 4% and 3.4% respectively.

The decliners in continental Europe were led by biotech firm argenx ( ARGX ), and 3D printer manufacturer Materialise (MTLS), which fell 3.4% and 3.1% respectively. They were followed by hotel booking and comparison site Trivago (TRVG), down 2%, and cell therapy company Cellectis (CLLS), off 1.8%.

In the UK and Ireland, the gainers were led by biopharmaceutical company NuCana (NCNA) and gene therapy company Nightstar (NITE), which rose 3.4% and 3.1% respectively. They were followed by pharmaceutical company Avadel (AVDL), up 3%, and biopharmaceutical firm Midatech Pharma (MTP), up 2.4%.

The decliners in the UK and Ireland were led by biopharmaceutical firm Adaptimmune Therapeutics (ADAP), and oil company BP (BP), which fell 2.6% each. They were followed by mining companies Rio Tinto (RIO), down 2.3%, and BHP Billiton (BBL), off 1.8%.

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This article appears in: Investing , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: CGG , VJET , ASML , EDAP , ARGX

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