At the close in Amsterdam, the AEX gained 1.18%.
The best performers of the session on the AEX were Relx NV (AS:RELN), which rose 3.70% or 0.685 points to trade at 19.190 at the close. Meanwhile, Unilever NV (AS:UNc) added 3.43% or 1.62 points to end at 48.85 and Koninklijke Philips NV (AS:PHG) was up 2.85% or 0.97 points to 35.22 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Altice NV (AS:ATCA), which fell 4.38% or 0.76 points to trade at 16.48 at the close. Galapagos NV (AS:GLPG) declined 0.60% or 0.500 points to end at 82.750 and Akzo Nobel (AS:AKZO) was down 0.14% or 0.11 points to 77.77.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange by 87 to 39 and 8 ended unchanged.
Shares in Relx NV (AS:RELN) rose to all time highs; rising 3.70% or 0.685 to 19.190.
The AEX Volatility, which measures the implied volatility of AEX options, was down 10.40% to 11.35.
Crude oil for December delivery was up 0.31% or 0.16 to $52.34 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in December rose 0.21% or 0.12 to hit $58.56 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.55% or 7.02 to trade at $1271.98 a troy ounce.
EUR/USD was down 1.07% to 1.1686, while EUR/GBP fell 0.43% to 0.8870.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.83% at 94.31.