American depositary receipts of European stocks were trading 0.28% higher at 134.73 on the Bank of New York Mellon Europe ADR Index on Monday.
In continental Europe, the gainers were led by biopharmaceutical company Cellectis ( CLLS ), and medical equipment company Edap ( EDAP ), which rose 10.7% and 1.8% respectively. They were followed by healthcare company Novo Nordisk ( NVO ), and biopharmaceutical company Forward Pharma ( FWP ), which were up 1.2% and 1%.
The decliners in continental Europe were led by CGG ( CGG ), a manufacturer of geophysical equipment, and biopharmaceutical firm Zealand Pharma (ZEAL), which fell 2.6% and 1.5% respectively. They were followed by VEON Com (VEON), a provider of communications services, and online hotel search platform Trivago (TRVG), which lost 1.2% and 0.7%.
In the U.K. and Ireland, the gainers were led by biopharmaceutical companies Adaptimmune Therapeutics (ADAP), and Verona Pharma (VRNA), which rose 4% and 0.8% respectively. They were followed by airline operator Ryanair (RYAAY), and Trinity Biotech (TRIB), which were up 0.8% each.
The decliners in the U.K. and Ireland were led by biopharmaceutical company Midatech Pharma (MTP), and construction materials supplier CRH (CRH), which fell 2.1% and 0.3% respectively. They were followed by bank Barclays (BCS), and oil company Royal Dutch Shell (RDS), each of which were down 0.1%.
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