International stocks trading in New York ended the day with a mixed performance on Wednesday. Here is a summary of the closing numbers for each index:
S&P/BNY Mellon Index
The S&P/BNY Mellon index of American depositary closed virtually unchanged at 158.63.
The European index ended the day flat at 153.34.
The Asian index ticked down slightly by 0.1% to close at 183.46.
Latin American Index
The Latin American index edged up 0.1% to reach 206.38.
The emerging-markets index recorded a slight increase of 0.1% and closed at 305.31.
Among the active stocks, Amarin saw a significant decline in its ADRs on Wednesday. The biopharmaceutical company’s shares slid by 24% after announcing a restructuring program. This program involves eliminating all sales force positions and about 30% of non-sales roles in the U.S. Additionally, Patrick Holt was appointed as the new president and chief executive of Amarin.
On the positive side, Exscientia experienced a 6.4% increase in its shares. The company had launched EXCYTE-1, a prospective observational study focused on investigating the relationship between ex vivo drug response in primary tumor-derived samples using its medicine platform and actual patient clinical response.