At around a quarter past nine, the AEX index is trading at 0.5% at 763.80, the highest level ever. The Midkap index advances 0.8% to 1066.6
This afternoon we are looking forward to the jobs report of the American payslip processor ADP, which will be released later in the day. The ADP report is an indicator of the official US government jobs figure, which will be released Friday. Employment plays an important role in the Federal Reserve’s interest rate decision.
3% higher. More turnover and profit were recorded in the first half of the year. In the second quarter there was a further acceleration in growth compared to the first three months of the year. CEO Piet van der Slikke spoke of “very strong results.” The company reiterated its expectation of operating profit growth in 2021.
Prosus is helped by 3.2% due to the price recovery at the Chinese tech group Tencent, in which the tech investor has a large stake.
is also at the forefront. The chip machine manufacturer’s share price rises 1.4%
loses 0.4% in response to the numbers. Wife Nancy McKinstry spoke of a faster than expected recovery from the corona crisis.
Ahold Delhaize must give 0.3%. According to the newspaper De Tijd, the Belgian tax authorities are demanding 380 million euros from the Dutch-Belgian supermarket group. The conflict concerns the way in which Ahold Delhaize acquired the American stores of its Belgian subsidiary Delhaize in 2018.
At the medium-sized funds steals JDE Peet’s the show with a price jump of 5.9%. The coffee and tea maker expects the recovery in, among others, the catering industry to continue in the second half of the year.
Equity markets in Asia were largely ahead on the back of an acceleration of growth in the Chinese services sector. The Nikkei in Tokyo, on the other hand, was down 0.2% on ongoing concerns about the rapid spread of the Delta variant of the coronavirus in Japan.
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AEX sets new peak with IMCD in the lead | Financial
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