The Amsterdam main index closed on Wednesday with a 1.6% increase.
In the Netherlands, consumer spending in May in May, with a growth of 8.8%, compared to a year earlier, appears to lag behind the increase in April (+9.7%).
In Asia, markets are higher, the Japanese Nikkei, which gained 0.6% yesterday, is closed due to an official holiday. In Shanghai, the stock market is 0.3% higher, the Shenzhen plus slightly, the Hangseng gains 1.7%.
Market analysts point to signals of stabilization in the delta variant of the coronavirus on Thursday. This would not further restrict the opening of the Olympic Games. In India, the number of infections and deaths caused by corona has fallen.
In the chip sector, manufacturers responded to Foxconn’s news from China that the production line where technology supplier Foxconn survived the flooding in the Zhengzhou region without disruption.
The dollar fell from a three-month high on Wednesday as investors took more risk in stocks.
Crypto bitcoin rose more than 7%. Tesla CEO Elon Musk confirmed that he owns cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, ether and dogecoin. Moreover, almost half of the energy used for mining coins is now running on ‘green’ electricity.
retail property fund Unibal-Rodamco-Westfield was the star on Wednesday with a 4.4% increase, steelmaker ArcelorMittal followed shortly after.
The Icelandic producer of fish processing machines reported on Wednesday after the close Marel quarterly figures with 7.1% year-over-year growth, with 24% more profit to €23.3 million.
Nut, tea and seed supplier arrives after fair acomo with quarterly results.
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