LDK) and Harbin Electric ( HRBN) clocked highest gains among these 10 stocks, escalating 37.7% and 12.8%, respectively. These 10 stocks are stacked based on their earnings release date, starting with the earliest.
M&A and ad-hoc company news was the primary driver of price action.
London, Paris and Southern Europe gained while Frankfurt slid Thursday.
An IPO of Shire's neuroscience division could also be on the cards.
The agenda was dominated by eurozone economic data, the anniversary of Britain's vote to leave the EU and a political summit in Brussels on Friday.