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Europe ends cautiously larger, Netflix in help of Wall Avenue

by Claude Chendjou

PARIS (Reuters) – European inventory markets ended larger on Friday and Wall Avenue was additionally buying and selling within the inexperienced late morning in New York, with optimism about China and monetary publications from firms like Netflix momentarily taking priority over fears of a recession and the newest restrictive statements from central bankers.

In Paris, the CAC 40 ended with a acquire of 0.63% to six,995.99 factors. Britain’s Footsie superior 0.30% and Germany’s Dax rose 0.76%.

The EuroStoxx 50 index gained 0.63%, the FTSEurofirst 300 0.32% and the Stoxx 600 0.37%.

Over the week as a complete, the CAC 40 nevertheless misplaced 0.39% and the Stoxx 600 0.09% in a context of revenue taking, the pan-European index having erased over the primary three weeks of 2023 near the half of the 12.9% loss recorded in 2022.

Traders’ warning is fueled by statements by officers from the European Central Financial institution (ECB) and the US Federal Reserve (Fed) who’ve been insisting for a number of days on the necessity for extended financial tightening within the face of inflation that they think about nonetheless excessive.

Patrick Harker, the president of the Philadelphia Fed, nevertheless, stood out from his colleagues on Friday by saying that it was now time to gradual the tempo of fee hikes.


The essential sources compartment (+0.77%), that of vitality (+0.44%) and luxurious shares (LVMH and Hermès ended up round 1%) had been wanted with the hope that the reopening of the Chinese language financial system will profit international progress.

The distribution index (+1.09%) took the lead of the Stoxx 600, regaining among the floor misplaced the day earlier than.

In company information, the Swedish group Ericsson, weighed down by the slowdown within the US market within the fourth quarter, fell 4.7%, dragging in its wake Nokia, which dropped 3.68%.


On the time of the shut in Europe, the Dow Jones superior by 0.25%, the Commonplace & Poor’s 500 by 0.83% and the Nasdaq by 1.4%.

Netflix jumps 6.14% after reporting higher-than-expected subscriber numbers within the fourth quarter because the tech sector is rocked by a succession of layoff plans introduced by Microsoft (+2.67%) , Amazon (+1.94%) and even Alphabet (+4.06%) towards a background of rising rates of interest and financial uncertainties.

“Traders are beginning to view tech as a very depressed sector however (their) high quality and fundamentals are holding up,” stated Sylvia Jablonski, chief funding officer at Defiance ETFs.


House resales in the US fell in December to 4.02 million items at an annualized fee, their lowest stage in 12 years, however the current fall in rates of interest in actual property mixed with the slowdown within the progress within the median worth of products is fueling hopes of a restoration within the sector.

Retail gross sales within the UK posted an surprising contraction of 1% in December.


The greenback took benefit of its standing as a secure haven asset to understand by 0.14% towards the opposite main currencies.

The Japanese forex, which trades at 129.89 yen per greenback, is affected by the continued ultra-accommodative coverage of the Financial institution of Japan (BoJ).

The pound fell 0.14% to $1.2372 after UK retail gross sales figures.

The euro nibbles 0.05%, to 1.0832 {dollars}.


Bond yields in Europe are being pushed by restrictive statements from a number of ECB officers, together with Francois Villeroy de Galhau, Olli Rehn and Christine Lagarde herself.

The ten-year German Bund yield ended up 11.7 foundation factors to 2.17%, however stays under its 11-year excessive hit on January 2 at 2.569%.

Its same-maturity U.S. equal superior 9.6 foundation factors to three.49% as Kansas Metropolis Fed President Esther George stated on Friday she was ready for extra proof of a slowdown in inflation within the US. providers.


Oil costs are heading for a second consecutive week of good points, nonetheless supported by the prospect of a bounce in demand in China after the lifting of well being restrictions linked to COVID-19.

Brent rose 0.73% to 86.79 {dollars} a barrel and American gentle crude (West Texas Intermediate, WTI) superior 0.77% to 80.95 {dollars}.



(Some knowledge could present a slight shift)



Indices Final Var. Var. %YTD


Eurofirst 300 1,785.30 +6.26 +0.35% +6.37%

Eurostoxx 50 4119.90 +25.62 +0.63% +8.60%

CAC 40 6,995.99 +44.12 +0.63% +8.07%

Dax 30 15,033.56 +113.20 +0.76% +7.97%

FTSE 7770.59 +23.30 +0.30% +4.28%

SMI 11295.02 +36.05 +0.32% +5.27%

The values ​​to observe in Paris and in

Europe: [WATCH/LFR]



Indices Final Var. Var. %YTD


Dow Jones 33135.68 +91.12 +0.28% -0.03%

S&P-500 3932.85 +34.00 +0.87% +2.43%

Nasdaq 11014.92 +162.65 +1.50% +5.24%

Nasdaq 100 11474.93 +179.26 +1.59% +4.89%

Minutes of the session on Wall

Avenue: [.NFR]

“The Day Forward” – Replace on the following session

on Wall Avenue [DAY/US]


Standby Worth Var.% YTD

Euro/Dlr 1.0833 1.0827 +0.06% +1.22%

DLR/Yen 129.92 128.42 +1.17% -0.91%

Euro/Yen 140.76 139.10 +1.19% +0.33%

Dlr/CHF 0.9216 0.9162 +0.59% -0.30%

Euro/CHF 0.9986 0.9921 +0.66% +0.92%

Stg/Dlr 1.2374 1.2389 -0.12% +2.29%

Index $ 102.2310 102.0580 +0.17% +6.30%


Var. %YTD

Gold Spot 1923.62 1931.39 -0.40% +26.80%


Final Var. Unfold/Bund


Future Bunds 138.21 -1.34

10-year Bunds 2.17 +0.00

Bund 2 years 2.58 -0.00

10-year OATs 2.62 -0.00 +44.60

10-year Treasury 3.49 +0.09

Treasury 2 years 4.19 +0.07


Earlier Worth Var. Var.% YTD

US gentle crude 81.00 80.33 +0.67 +0.83% +32.33%

Brent 86.87 86.16 +0.71 +0.82% +31.56%

(Written by Claude Chendjou, edited by Bertrand Boucey)

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