US election: global stock markets on a cloud

US election: global stock markets on a cloud

Global markets have regained color with the US presidential election. The CAC 40 has gained nearly 8% since Monday, its best performance since the spring. They are not immune to a backlash once the excitement subsides as the epidemic continues to progress in Europe and the United States. The atmosphere is festive in the markets. The latter have finally coped very well with the uncertainty and the risk of contesting the result of the American…

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At its highest since 1991, the Japanese stock exchange celebrates “the second wave” of profits

At its highest since 1991, the Japanese stock exchange celebrates “the second wave” of profits

The Nikkei 225 index has already risen 23% in six months. Investors integrate the victory of a Biden administration less tempted by the trade war and celebrate the recovery of the profits of several large Japanese industrialists, in particular Toyota and Honda. Unheard of since November 1991. The Nikkei 225 of the Tokyo Stock Exchange closed on Friday at a level it had not reached in 29 years. After an increase of 0.9% over the…

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Markets rebound after a bout of nervousness

Markets rebound after a bout of nervousness

The main European stock markets were back in the green Thursday at the close, after starting the day down. Wall Street is also rebounding after the announcement of a less violent contraction than expected in the US economy in 2020. On Wednesday, the US markets had experienced their largest decline since October, won by doubts about the recovery. After a bout of doubt, the markets have regained their optimism, but the nervousness remains palpable. The…

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Antoine Flamarion: “In the markets, bubbles are everywhere”

Antoine Flamarion: “In the markets, bubbles are everywhere”

The co-founder of Tikehau Capital, the success story of French asset management, delivers his vision of the current crisis. A scathing point of view on the risks posed by the growing gap between financial markets and the real economy. Tikehau Capital, which you manage, finances a number of companies. How do you see the French economy after ten months of the pandemic? It is still too early to say. What is certain is that the…

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The rebound in China sparks wool prices

The rebound in China sparks wool prices

For several weeks, euphoria has returned to the wool market in Australia, the world’s largest producer. The second wave and the restrictive measures in Europe threaten the market with a further collapse in prices. For several weeks, euphoria has returned to the wool market in Australia, the world’s largest producer. According to the Eastern Market Indicator, the benchmark index, the price per kilo has jumped 42% since September to reach 12.19 Australian dollars, or 7.36…

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Euronext publishes higher results in a tense context

Euronext publishes higher results in a tense context

The pan-European operator published quarterly net income up 10.6% for revenues which increased by 12.7%. Stéphane Boujnah, its CEO, spoke about the massive blackout that Euronext experienced on October 19, and the progress of the Borsa Italiana buyout process. A third trimester “Solid” for Euronext. The turnover of the pan-European stock exchange operator increased by 12.7% to 204.8 million euros, driven by post-market activities, and in particular the consolidation of the results of the Danish…

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US elections: the stock markets continue to rise

US elections: the stock markets continue to rise

European indices opened higher on Thursday. Joe Biden is getting closer to victory in the presidential election, but the Senate risks eluding the Democrats. A perspective that the markets appreciate. The day before, the CAC 40 had jumped 2.44% and Wall Street had ended up sharply. European markets opened sharply higher on Thursday. The scenario of a victory for Joe Biden without a Democratic majority in the Senate seems to be taking shape. The markets…

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The Bank of England once again flies to the rescue of the British economy

The Bank of England once again flies to the rescue of the British economy

The Bank of England announced, this Thursday morning, a strengthening of 150 billion pounds of its asset buyback program, to bring it to 895 billion. Analysts expected an increase of “only” 100 billion. The central bank, on the other hand, leaves its key rate unchanged at 0.1%. This is yet another boost from the Bank of England to the UK economy to help it cope with the damage caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The Bank…

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