Thursday, December 9, 2021 07:12
Amsterdam (ANP) – The focus of the Amsterdam Stock Exchange on Thursday will continue to focus on developments surrounding the Omikron variant. Concerns about the economic impact of the new variant have diminished significantly in recent days. Pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and Bioentech have also come up with positive news that their vaccine after three injections will provide better protection against variant of the corona virus.
Investors are expecting weekly U.S. unemployment benefit claims to come out later in the day. The figures may provide additional insights into the strengths of the labor market. U.S. inflation numbers are also waiting, which is scheduled for Friday. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said last week that the central bank would look into whether to cut corona support soon as high inflation proves to be more persistent than previously expected. The central bank will hold its final policy meeting this week next week.
Based on the initial indicators, the AEX index on the Beursplein 5 seems to start the new trading day a little higher. Elsewhere in Europe, markets are expected to open with little profit. In the Asian region, major stock markets showed a mixed picture on Thursday. In Tokyo, the Nikkei fell 0.5 percent.
Chinese stock markets rose for the third day in a row. Investors were optimistic about the additional support measures announced by Beijing earlier this week. Better-than-expected inflation figures from China have sparked hopes of more support for the second-largest economy.
In Tamrok, Lucas Poles, a beverage maker, announced the acquisition of Tequila Partida from the Shansby Trust and Edington USA. The acquisition price has a fixed amount of USD 10 million (EUR 8.8 million) and a small variable depending on specific growth targets. The La Familia and Roble Fina Tequila brands of Tequila Partida are sold primarily in the United States and Mexico.
Real estate fund NSI ABN has extended a revolving loan facility of மில்லியன் 300 million with AMRO, ING, Rabobank and Belfius for five years. In convenience, the interest limit level is now linked to the firm’s stability performance.
The euro was trading at $ 1.1327, up from $ 1.1329 a day earlier. U.S. oil rose 1 percent to $ 73.05 a barrel and Brent oil rose 0.8 percent to $ 76.41.
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