Twenty two percent companies in the STOXX Europe 600 index
have announced results so far, of which 63 percent have met or beaten analysts' earnings forecasts and the rest have missed, according to Thomson Reuters StarMine data.
The Stoxx Europe 600 Index
and Standard & Poor's 500 Index futures were little changed
Polyus Gold International Limited (PLGL) announced its inclusion into the STOXX Europe 600 Index
effective as of the opening of markets on 24 December 2012.
5 percent drop in STOXX Europe 600 Index
, while the London index dropped by 0.
85 times 12-month forward earnings, a level not seen since March 2011, while the broader STOXX Europe 600 index
trades at 10.
The MSCI world equity index is up over five percent since June 1, while the Stoxx Europe 600 index
STOXX gained 4.
Poland's WIG20 blue-chip stock index gained more than 9% to the end of November in dollar terms, compared with 3% for the region's benchmark Stoxx Europe 600 Index
Stoxx Europe 600 index
for banking shares declining by 1.
The new Market Quartile indices use the same optimised methodology as the STOXX Europe 600 Optimised Supersectors indices, with companies being removed from the STOXX Europe 600 index
in order to create a more liquid universe of stock components.
Only 6 percent of 284 companies in the STOXX Europe 600 index
have reported quarterly results so far, of which 69 percent have met or beaten forecasts, according to Thomson Reuters StarMine.
The MSCI Asia Pacific Index headed for the lowest close since September 3, while the Stoxx Europe 600 Index
After a volatile session, the Stoxx Europe 600 index