Europe Markets: European stocks rebound from 6-month low as traders shrug off North Korea fears

European stocks rebounded from a six-month low on Wednesday, as heightened tensions after North Korea’s latest missile launch eased for now and spurred investors to take on more risk.

The Stoxx Europe 600 index SXXP, +0.72% rose 0.7% to 371.02, after sliding 1% to settle at its lowest level since Feb. 10 on Tuesday. That drop came after North Korea launched a ballistic missile over Japan, in a move seen as another direct provocation from Pyongyang meant to destabilize the Asian region.

Overall financial markets were Tuesday marked by a big rush out of assets perceived risky, such as stocks, and into havens, such as bonds, the yen and gold.

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