(AOF) – European equity markets are expected to fall in the wake of Wall Street and Asian markets. The Nikkei fell 2.5% on Monday. Risky assets remain affected by the rise in interest rates. This morning, the yield of the 10-year American gained another 0.4 basis point to 3.124%. Investors are also worried about a sharper-than-expected slowdown in China’s economy due to Beijing’s “zero Covid” policy. The authorities are confining more and more cities at the risk of further weakening the “supply chain” and further strengthening global inflation.
The values to follow today
The Europlasma group, an expert in depollution solutions, has announced the positive results of new tests with a view to the forthcoming marketing of ultimate treatment units for aluminum waste by plasma torch. Europlasma has carried out, after optimizing its treatment process, a new series of tests in partnership with Hangzhou Dianzi University. It is permitted to treat aluminum waste and recover an alumina with a purity greater than 80%, confirmed by an independent laboratory, against 70% previously.
Delfingen generated a turnover of 102.2 million euros, up 1.9%. Revenues rose 0.6% like-for-like. At the end of March 2022, turnover at constant exchange rates and scope of mobility was up slightly by 0.3% (+3.5% in published data). Industrial Market sales were up 2.7% at constant scope and exchange rates (-6.6% as reported) to €14.6 million, with a negative impact (-13.7%) the change in scope following the sale of the “Technical straps and belts” business in June 2021.
Gerard Perrier Industries
The activity of the first quarter of the 2022 financial year of the Gérard Perrier Industries group, specializing in automation and electrical equipment for industry, was up by 21.6% compared to the same period of the financial year. previous (+5% at constant perimeter), to 65.28 million euros. All the divisions contributed to this growth: the Installation/Maintenance activity increased by 10.7%, the division which includes the Manufacturing of electrical and electronic equipment and the activity of business specialists, by 8.2% , and the Energy division by 1.1%.
In accordance with its commitment to have a majority of independent members, Ubisoft’s Board of Directors is proposing the appointment of Claude France as an independent director, on the recommendation of the Appointments, Compensation and Governance Committee. Claude France is Managing Director of Worldline France, Director of the MTS digital services activities of the Worldline Group and member of the board of directors of Ingenico.
The French trade balance in March will be revealed at 8:45 a.m. The Sentix index of Eurozone investor sentiment for May is due at 10:30 a.m. ET.
In the United States, investors will be content with stocks from wholesalers in March at 4 p.m.
Around 8:30 a.m., the euro lost 0.4% to 1.0507 dollars.
Friday in Paris
The European stock market ended the week very badly, in the wake of Wall Street, due to fears around inflation. Good US employment figures added fuel to the fire, with the economy’s good health also contributing to higher inflation expectations. This could eventually result in an accelerated normalization of the Fed’s monetary policy. In the midst of a new slew of quarterly results, not all encouraging, the CAC 40 fell 1.73% to 6,258.36 points. The Euro Stoxx 50 lost 1.4% to 3,644.83 points.
Friday on Wall Street
Wall Street closed in the red on Friday. The US economy added more jobs than expected in April. This good news testifies to the resistance of the United States but reinforces the strategy of the Fed to quickly normalize its monetary policy in an attempt to curb galloping inflation, at the risk of weighing on growth and the financial markets. In decline in the morning, the yield of the 10-year US bond rose again after the publication of the employment report, penalizing tech. The Dow Jones fell 0.3% to 32,899.37 points The Nasdaq lost 1.4% to 12,144.66 points.