The STOXX Europe 600, also called STOXX 600, SXXP, is a stock index of European stocks designed by STOXX Ltd. This index has a fixed number of 600 components representing large, mid and small capitalization companies among 17 European countries, covering approximately 90% of the free-float market capitalization of the European stock market. The countries that make up the index are the United Kingdom, France, Germany and Switzerland, as well as Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, and Sweden.
Shares jumped on Tuesday as sentiment was lifted by the launch of the U.S. Federal Reserve's corporate bond buying program and concerns about a second wave of global coronavirus infections eased. Ciara..