On Thursday, August 5, European stocks climbed led by Germany’s DAX which gained 0.88% to $15,692 while Wall Street was mostly down.
The pan-European stocks Europe STOXX 600 ameliorated 0.61% with a net gain of $2.84. This sent the stocks higher to $468.22 per share.
Likewise, the European stocks EURO STOXX 50 progressed 0.65% with a net addition of $26.95. This sent the stocks above at $4,144.90 per share.
In the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, the DAX Index jumped 0.88% with a net increase of $137.05. This sent the stocks up at $15,692 per share.
Its best performers include Infineon Technologies AG which climbed 4.40% or 1.47 points to $41.12 per share.
Adidas AG followed as it rose 4.18% or 13.50 points to $397.94 per share. Then, Siemens AG also capped 2.18% or 2.94 points to $163.08 per share.
Moreover, the MDAX Performance Index soared 0.53% with a net increase of $186.15. This sent the stocks higher at $35,486 per share.
Its top performers include Nemetschek SE which spiked 3.39% with a net gain of $2.52. This sent the stocks above at $90.84 per share.
Then, Wacker Chemie AG boosted 3.13% or 3.95 points to $153.79. Also, Aixtron SE grew 2.87% or 0.63 points to $26.76 per share.
In the London Stock Exchange, FTSE All-Share Index rallied 0.26% with a net addition of $10.69. This sent the stocks higher at $4,085 per share.
FTSE 100 Index followed as it also smashed 0.26% with a net gain of $18.14. This sent the stocks up at $7,124 per share.
US Stocks Mostly Down
Furthermore, the US stocks were mostly down. Among its three major indexes, the NASDAQ Composite was the only one that rose.
It ameliorated 0.13% with a net gain of $19.24 which sent the stocks above at $14,781 per share.
Meanwhile, the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted 0.92% with a net loss of $323.73. This sent the stocks to the bottom at $34,793 per share.
The benchmark S&P 500 followed its losses. It subsided 0.46% with a net decline of $20.49 sending the stocks below at $4,403 per share.
Additionally, the Russell 2000 Index also fluctuated 1.23% with a net change of $27.26. This sent the stocks down at $2,196 per share.