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Slight increase in sight in Europe for the last session of the month – archyde



by Laetitia Volga

PARIS (Reuters) – The main European stock markets are expected to rise moderately on Tuesday at the opening after the new records set the day before on Wall Street, the positive momentum in equities being set to continue for the last session of the month despite economic disappointments in China.

According to the first indications available, the Parisian CAC 40 would open up 0.24% at the opening. Futures are reporting a gain of 0.2% for the Dax in Frankfurt, 0.21% for the FTSE in London and 0.27% for the EuroStoxx 50.

Stock indexes are expected to end this August higher, which would be for the Stoxx 600 its seventh consecutive month of gains, unprecedented in more than eight years, thanks to the good results of companies, the continuation of the vaccination against COVID-19 and support from central banks.

Stocks received a boost on Friday with the Fed Chairman’s speech, which gave no clear indication of a possible monetary tightening of US monetary policy.


The Nasdaq Composite and S & P-500 indices closed at new highs on Monday, with investors favoring technology stocks thanks to comments from Jerome Powell about the pace of monetary policy tightening by the US central bank. [.NFR]

The Nasdaq, which set a closing record of 15,265.89 points, gained 0.9%. Up 0.43%, the S&P also posted a record, at 4,528.81 points. The Dow Jones index on the other hand fell by 0.16% to 35,399.84 points, weighed down in particular by American Express (-4.4%) and Boeing (-4.1%).

Futures are currently suggesting an open on Tuesday up 0.3% to 0.4%.


The Nikkei on the Tokyo Stock Exchange takes 1.14%, despite concerns over the COVID-19 outbreak in Japan.

A Tokyo-based university has discovered a new mutation in the Delta variant, NHK broadcaster reported on Monday, adding that more research is needed to determine its infectiousness and impact.

In China, the Hong Kong Hang Seng and the CSI 300 lose 0.65% and 0.92% respectively, amid uncertainty over the pace of economic recovery and Beijing’s strengthening of online gaming rules for minors.

Due in particular to the pandemic and high commodity prices, the official manufacturing PMI fell more than expected to 50.1 and the services index fell to 47.3, reflecting a contraction in activity in the sector. sector, which had not happened since the peak of the pandemic in February 2020.

“The worse-than-expected August PMI indexes reinforce our view that the slowdown in growth in the second half of the year could be very significant,” wrote economists at Nomura.


The dollar index, at its lowest in two weeks (-0.13%), remains penalized by the absence of a clear message from Jerome Powell on the future evolution of the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy.

The euro is one of the currencies that benefits from it. It evolves to the highest since August 6 at 1.1823 dollars. The trend could change with the first inflation figures in the euro zone in August, expected at 09:00 GMT.

The yield on ten-year US Treasuries edged up to 1.2751% for its third consecutive day of decline.


The oil market is sinking amid fears of a drop in demand for crude oil from Louisiana refineries following Hurricane Ida, while OPEC + producers are said to plan to maintain the expected increase in production.

The barrel of Brent fell 0.3% to 73.19 dollars and US light crude 0.19% to 69.08 dollars.

(Report Laetitia Volga, edited by Blandine Hénault)



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