Prosus pushes AEX to small profit | Financial

The AEX opens 0.2% higher at 726.50 points. On Thursday, the main index reached a record of 725.45 points at 0.4% gain. The AMX is flat at 1064.7 points.

In Asia, the Nikkei closed at a loss on concerns about the economic recovery. Shanghai leaves 0.4% behind,

Investors are also reacting to the recovery in US consumer spending, with prices rising to a 13-year high.

In China, the Shenzhen index is 0.3% lower, in Shanghai the stock market is slightly lower, the Hang Seng in Hong Kong is 0.5% higher. Japan’s Nikkei is trading flat.

Wall Street to Profit

In New York, according to the futures, the stock markets will start with a slight gain this afternoon at 3.30 pm.

On Thursday, the S&P 500 index closed with a record.

Taxi app Didi Chuxing confirms that he is seeking a listing on the New York Stock Exchange, which will reach $70 billion according to US media. This is potentially the largest IPO of the year.

G7 leaders meet in London today. According to sources, European countries fear heavy Chinese countermeasures after sanctions from Europe on stunt rates for agricultural producers and metals.

ECB weighted

Investors are weighing the words of ECB President Lagarde today, according to brokers. It forecasts 4.6% growth for 2021, while the ECB previously forecast 4.0% growth.

Inflation would remain contained. The central bank raised its inflation forecast for this year and next year to 1.9% and 1.5% respectively, with inflation expected to remain limited to 1.4% in 2023.

In response, the euro moved 0.1% higher to $1.2189. The yield for a German 10-year government bond drops to -0.253%. The US interest rate treasury rises slightly to 1.445%.

Brent is down 0.3% to $72 a barrel, gold gains a fraction, silver is 0.4% higher at $28. Silver specialist Sybren van der Hijden expects that if the price remains above this level in the coming days, investors will allow further advances. Cryptocurrency bitcoin rises 0.4% to $36,770.

The main funds include investment fund prosus 1.2% higher. It expects to achieve 48% higher annual earnings per share for the full year ended March 31. The fund sees an acceleration of digitization.

Retail property fund Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield, steelmaker ArcelorMittal and brewer Heineken follow with around 0.4% price gain.

At the bottom notes meal delivery Just Eat Takeaway (-1.3%) following its acquisition of Grubhub in the United States. Insurer Aegon falls 1.3%.

The share Ahold Delhaize drops 0.2%, it got a price target increase from Berenberg from €22.90 to €24. Berenberg maintains the keep advice.

Among the medium-sized funds is a gym chain Basic-Fit with a plus of 1.3% in the lead.

Today notes NX Filtration at the Amsterdam stock exchange. The company from Twente lists 15 million shares at a price of €11, which should yield €165 million for its growth plans.

GrandVision The Turkish competition regulator has also given the green light for the acquisition of the parent company of optical chains Pearl and Eyewish by the French-Italian eyewear group EssilorLuxottica. This means that all approvals have been received for the acquisition. There are still lawsuits between EssilorLuxottica and GrandVision.

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Prosus pushes AEX to small profit | Financial
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