Stocks in Switzerland slipped Friday, as the Swiss SMI Index dropped 1.0% to 12012.87.

Among large companies, Holcim Ltd. posted the largest decline, falling 3.5%, followed by shares of UBS Group AG, which fell 3.2%. Shares of Comet Holding AG fell 3.2%.

Interroll Holding AG was the biggest gainer during the session, gaining 2.9%, and Dottikon ES Holding AG gained 2.6%. BB Biotech AG rounded out the top three movers on Friday, as shares gained 2.1%.

In other parts of Europe, indexes fell, with the FTSE 100 Index declining 0.4% and the STOXX Europe 600 Index dropping 0.7% from the previous close.

On the currency front, the WSJ Dollar Index rose 0.1% to 100.36. Against the dollar, the Swiss franc fell 0.3% to $1.12.

In the bond markets, 10-year U.S. Treasury yields rose 0.01 basis point to 4.272%.

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