- The pan-European Stoxx 600 closed higher Tuesday, but gains were capped as traders digested a slew of fresh economic data.
- Investors also monitored the potential geopolitical implications following the Taliban’s seizure of Kabul, the capital city of Afghanistan.
- BHP climbed 3.4% after announcing plans to leave London’s blue-chip FTSE 100 index and make Australia its primary stock market.
LONDON — European markets closed slightly higher Tuesday, eking out minor gains after snapping a 10-day winning streak in the previous session.
The pan-European Stoxx 600 ended Tuesday’s session up 0.1%, but gains were capped as traders digested a slew of fresh economic data. Health stocks were the best performers, up 1%, while autos sank 1.8% to lead losses.