Europe: Stoxx 600 hits near 3-week high as retail, mining stocks climb

The Business Times | Sep 16, 2020 at 2:00 AM
  • Europe’s Stoxx 600 closed at a near three-week high on Tuesday as robust industrial output data from China boosted mining and luxury stocks, while Sweden’s H&M surged after reporting a profit rebound.
  • The retail index rose 2.3 per cent, leading sectoral gains in Europe.
  • The broader pan-European Stoxx 600 index rose 0.7 per cent to close at its highest since Aug 27, while euro zone stocks gained 0.4 per cent.