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International stocks trading in New York closed higher on Thursday, as the S&P/BNY Mellon index of American depositary receipts gained 1.6% to 180.10.

The European index added 2.0% to 172.74. The Asian index increased 1.4% to 214.01. The Latin American index dropped 0.2% to 216.10, while the emerging-markets index rose 2.0% to 340.05.

Australia's Immuron was the biggest leader during the session, and rocketed 176% to $4.55, and United Kingdom-based Rentokil Initial jumped 18% to $32.63. Huize Holding, which is based in China, rounded out the top three leaders on Thursday, with shares that surged 15% to 65 cents.

Nature Wood Group, based in Macau, posted the largest decline, plummeted 36% to $11.74, followed by shares of France's Sequans Communications, which cratered 22% to 56 cents. Shares of China-based SOS tumbled 15% to $2.16.

Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet.

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03-07-24 1700ET