On Tuesday, European shares wavered, having notched their best trading session since August, with market participants focused on development around the Brexit referendum.
The Stoxx Europe 600 edged up 0.1%, trading at 337.95, having lost as much as 0.4% because trading got underway. On Monday, the index soared 3.7%, the greatest revenue in almost ten months.
The steep surge kicked in after two weekend surveys showed surging support for Great Britain to stay in the EU, ahead of a vote on the issue on Thursday.
More surveys issued late Monday appeared to be mixed. For instance, an ORB poll demonstrated that the “Remain” camp was leading, while a YouGov survey gave the “Leave” group 2%, hitting 44% vs 42%.
In the closely watched banking sector, stocks of Banco Popular Espanol SA decreased 0.4%. Banco Commercial Portugues SA sagged 4.2%. However, Commerzbank AG acquired 1%, while BNP Paribas SA gained 0.8%.
As for indexes, Great Britain’s FTSE 100 slumped 0.1%, trading at 6,196.64, while German DAX 30 leapt 0.3%, reaching 9,987.67.