American depositary receipts of European stocks were trading 0.58% lower at 140.98 on the Bank of New York Mellon Europe ADR Index on Tuesday.
In continental Europe, the gainers were led by geophysical equipment company CGG ( CGG ), and biopharmaceutical company Biofrontera ( BFRA ), which rose 7.1% and 6.6% respectively. They were followed by biopharmaceutical company Ascendis Pharma ( ASND ), Deutsche Bank ( DB ), which were up 4.5% and 1.5%.
The decliners in continental Europe were led by 3d printer makers voxeljet ( VJET ), and Materialise (MTLS), which fell 9.5% and 4% respectively. They were followed by biotech firm ERYTECH Pharma (ERYP), and kidney dialysis company Fresenius Medical Care (FMS), which dropped 2.4% and 1.9%.
In the UK and Ireland, the gainers were led by gene therapy company Nightstar (NITE), and pharmaceutical company Avadel (AVDL), which lost 6.2% and 1.9% respectively. They were followed by biopharmaceutical company Amarin (AMRN), and telecommunications provider BT (BT), which shed 1.4% and 0.7%.
The decliners in the UK and Ireland were led by biopharmaceutical company Verona Pharma (VRNA), and communications company WPP (WPP), which fell 4.9%, and 4.6% respectively. They were followed by biotech firm Shire (SHPG), and bank HSBC (HSBC) which lost 3.9% and 3.5%.
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