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European stocks dip as Ericsson sags
On Tuesday, European shares went down reacting to dismal outcomes from blue chips Ericsson and Lufthansa. Meanwhile, scaled-back hopes for monetary tightening by key banks drove some profit-taking in financials.
The STOXX 600 declined 0.3% because the basic resources sector dipped more than 1%.
Ericsson descended 11%, after reducing its forecast for the mobile infrastructure market and posting a wider than expected loss, which is another blow to a company already undertaking cost cuts.
Nokia stocks lost 2.9% because market participants read across to the Finnish mobile equipment producer.
Banks slid 0.5%,after comments from Fed and ECB policymakers, which pointed to a slower rate of monetary tightening in the EU and America than many traders were expecting.
Zalando applied pressure on the retail index right after it posted decreasing sales growth. The EU’s leading online fashion retailer told capacity problems at fresh warehouses held them back.
Russian media companies are complaining that Youtube and Facebook block them. So sad. Now, what about the stock price?
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The market optimism waned amid stricter restrictions to control rising coronavirus infections. S&P 500 and Nasdaq dropped from the all-time highs, while the USD jumped higher.
S&P 500 skyrocketed to the all-time high on optimism that Biden’s fiscal stimulus will support economic growth and boost corporate earnings.
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