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International stocks trading in New York closed higher on Friday, as the S&P/BNY Mellon index of American depositary receipts increased 0.5% to 177.82.

The European index gained 0.5% to 172.75. The Asian index rose 0.5% to 207.13. The Latin American index declined 0.2% to 213.33, while the emerging-markets index gained 0.5% to 331.07.

China's Connect Biopharma was the biggest leader during the session, surging 19% to $2.14, and China-based AirNet Technology surged 17% to $1.68. Mobilicom, which is based in Australia, rounded out the top three leaders on Friday, with shares jumping 11% to $1.40.

Adlai Nortye, based in China, posted the largest decline, plunging nearly 18% to $8.29, followed by shares of France's Sequans Communications, which tumbled 11% to 50 cents. Shares of U.K.-based Barinthus Biotherapeutics tumbled 10% to $3.30.

Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet.

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04-05-24 1651ET