(AOF) – The European stock markets started to fall again on Friday. Thus, the CAC 40 lost 0.61% to 6,559.99 points and the EuroStoxx 50 lost 0.48% to 4,078.55 points. However, over the past week, these indices recorded respective gains of 0.65% and 1.07%. The flagship statistics of the day (US monthly employment) turned out to be significantly lower than expected. This bad news allowed the indices to recover (only a short time), as it could cause the Fed to reconsider the timing of the reduction in its asset buybacks.
Cnova, the subsidiary of Casino specializing in e-commerce, today stumbled on the stock market, with a decline of xx% to xx euros. The Amsterdam-based company is penalized by the announcement this morning of the lowering of its annual financial objectives as well as the postponement of its capital increase project. As a reminder, last June, the group announced a 2021 turnover target of 2.3 billion euros, a turnover (GMV) of 4.5 billion and an EBITDA of more than 160 million. He also expects to raise up to 300 million euros before the end of the year.
Hydrogen-Refueling-Solutions (HRS) sold xx% to xx euros after the publication of its annual results. The designer and manufacturer of hydrogen refueling stations listed on the stock market last February at a price of 25.3 euros per share has reduced its annual losses and confirmed its objectives. For its 2020/2021 financial year ended at the end of June, the Grenoble-based company recorded a net loss of 167,000 euros against a loss of 1.003 million a year earlier. The current operating loss was limited to 203,000 euros compared to a loss of 1.272 million for the 2019/2020 financial year.
In a gloomy Parisian market, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) fared well, with a gain of xx% at xx euros. The shopping center giant is benefiting from a new rise in Xavier Niel’s capital. In a document published by the Financial Markets Authority (AMF), we learn that the boss of Iliad has crossed the threshold of 20% of the capital and now holds 23.24% of the land. Last April, Xavier Niel pointed out 15.5% of the capital.
Today’s macroeconomic figures
Of United States, 194,000 jobs were created in September. Economists had forecast 500,000 job creations after 366,000 (revised figure of 235,000) in August. The unemployment rate fell to 4.8% from 5.2% the previous month. The consensus gave it at 5.1%.
Around 6:00 p.m., the euro clusters 0.14% at 1.1572 dollars.
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