Just Eat Takeaway was the biggest riser in a higher AEX index on Thursday. The meal deliverer was also one of the winners the day before. The stock markets were open, but because of Ascension Day many companies were closed and market participants had a day off.
Investors processed the minutes of the Federal Reserve’s latest policy meeting. The notes show that US central bankers are “determined” to tackle high inflation and raise interest rates further. Inflation in the United States is at its highest level in more than forty years, partly due to the high fuel prices as a result of the war in Ukraine.
The AEX closed with a gain of 1.3 percent at 692.80 points. The MidKap ended with a plus of 0.7 percent at 1012.87 points. The stock exchanges in Paris, Frankfurt and London showed price increases of up to 1.8 percent.
Just Eat Takeaway was the big winner in Amsterdam with a plus of 7.9 percent. Payments company Adyen (up 5.1 percent) and tech investor Prosus (up 4.2 percent) also closed the trading day with a big plus.
Galapagos won 2.3 percent in the MidKap. At the beginning of June, the biotechnologist will present various research data into the efficacy and safety of his rheumatoid arthritis drug filgotinib at the European rheumatism conference in Copenhagen.
Volkswagen rose 4.8 percent in Frankfurt. The German car group has reached a settlement of 227 million euros in the United Kingdom because of the tampering with the emissions of diesel engines. In London, BT fell 2.3 percent. The British telecom group said that the British government is investigating the 18 percent stake of French billionaire Patrick Drahi in BT due to concerns about national security.
The euro was worth $1.0723, against $1.0666 a day earlier. A barrel of US oil (WTI) cost 3.7 percent more at $114.39. Brent oil rose 2.9 percent at $117.29 a barrel.
Just Eat Takeaway rises sharply again in higher AEX
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