European ADRs Edge Higher

American depository receipts of European stocks were 0.3% higher at 123.10 on the Bank of New York Mellon Europe ADR Index on Friday morning.

Gainers in Continental Europe were led by Forward Pharma (FWP), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, 5.2% higher, followed by voxelJet (VJET), a German three-dimensional printer manufacturer, up by 4.2% and Materialise (MTLS), a Belgian provider of 3D printing software and services, up by the same amount. Credit Suisse (CS), a Swiss financial services provider, was 2.4% higher.

In the UK, Adaptimmune Therapeutics (ADAP), clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, was 6.5% higher, followed by GW Pharmaceuticals (GWPH), a biopharmaceutical company, up by 2.3% and Trinity Biotech (TRIB), a manufacturer of medical diagnostic products, 2.2% higher. Fly Leasing (FLY), an aircraft leasing company, was 1.6% higher.