The best stock in Europe’s leading index of companies was a Norwegian offshore energy services provider, Subsea 7.
Heading into the final trading of the year, shares of Stoxx Europe 600 component Subsea 7 SUBC, -0.22% have gained 80% this year in local currency.
Other big movers include the Irish banking firm AIB A5G, -0.17%, up 70%; mental illness drugmaker Indivior INDV, +0.93%, up 44%; Anglo-South African financial services firm Investec INVP, -1.24%, up 40%; and struggling nuclear power plant operator Electricite de France EDF, +0.04%, up 22% as the French state looks to nationalize the company.
Of companies still in the Stoxx 600, the worst performer has been German forklift maker Kion Group KGX, -2.12%, which has dropped 72%, and Swedish real estate firm Norden SBB.B, -0.38%, down 71%.
HelloFresh HFG, -2.61%, the mealkit preparation firm that sizzled in 2021, has stumbled 69%. Credit Suisse CSGN, -1.74%, the Swiss banking giant struggling to retain assets, has dropped 67%, and specialist media company Future FUTR, -2.54% has fallen 66%.