Restoration ought to be confirmed in Europe, however pattern stays fragile – 07/18/2022 at 09:56


by Claude Chendjou

PARIS (Reuters) – Main European inventory markets are anticipated to rise once more on Monday on the again of the Chinese language market and Wall Avenue, which ended within the inexperienced on Friday after dovish feedback on the tempo of the rise from a number of Federal Reserve officers got in curiosity.

Financial coverage choices by the European Central Financial institution (ECB), a renewed enhance in company earnings, the political scenario in Italy and uncertainty concerning the reopening of Russia’s Nord Stream 1 gasoline pipeline are anticipated to have an effect on the pattern as one other busy week begins.

In accordance with preliminary indications, the Paris CAC 40 might achieve as much as 0.84% ​​on the opening, the Dax in Frankfurt 0.61% and the FTSE in London 0.55%. The EuroStoxx 50 ought to begin with a plus of 0.78%.

A number of Fed officers, together with James Bullard and Christopher Waller, mentioned on Friday there was no urgency to boost rates of interest by 100 foundation factors on the late July financial coverage assembly.

Buyers concern that an acceleration of financial tightening by central banks amid runaway inflation will plunge the worldwide financial system into recession as China’s gross home product (GDP) already contracted 2.6% final second quarter, particularly given the affect a number of bans on the exercise.

In Europe, the Governing Council’s rate of interest choice can be introduced on Thursday and whereas borrowing prices are extensively anticipated to rise by 25 foundation factors, uncertainties stay over the anti-fragmentation software the establishment is making ready. Earlier than that, on Tuesday, the market will be aware of the ultimate inflation figures for the month of June within the euro-zone, which is predicted to rise 0.8% month-on-month, whereas the annual fee enhance is predicted to be 8.6%.

In Italy, requires Mario Draghi to rethink his choice to surrender the presidency and permit Italy to keep away from a brand new political disaster mounted over the weekend.

Relating to the Nord Stream 1 gasoline pipeline, which primarily provides Germany and which is formally beneath upkeep till July 21, Moscow has already warned that its future will depend upon demand and Western sanctions.

“Except gasoline flows resume considerably, gasoline costs in Europe will rise, prompting Germany and others to introduce gasoline and electrical energy rationing, with the just about assured threat of a deep recession,” estimates Taylor Nugent, economist at NAB.

The earnings season additionally continues, notably with the discharge of Financial institution of America and Goldman Sachs accounts forward of Wall Avenue’s buying and selling session and IBM’s after the shut.



The New York Inventory Alternate ended Friday, buoyed by encouraging outcomes and indicators, together with retail gross sales, which helped the indices recuperate after a typically poor week.

The Dow Jones Index was up 2.15% to 31,288.26 factors, the broader S&P 500 was up 1.92% to three,863.16 factors and the Nasdaq Composite was up 1.79% to 11,452.42 factors.

The inventory Citigroup (+ 13.23%) was significantly illustrated on Friday, adopted by the banking sector.

Index futures thus far level to an open of 0.2% for the S&P and 0.4% for the Nasdaq.


The Tokyo Inventory Alternate, which ended Friday with the Nikkei up 0.54% and the Topix down 0.03% in scattered order, closed Monday, a public vacation in Japan, because of “Sea Day” (Umi no hello) closed.

The MSCI index of Asia Pacific ex-Japan shares fell 0.53% after slipping 3.5% final week.

In China, the SSE Composite is up 1.35% and the CSI 300 is down 0.83% regardless of the growth of COVID-19 screening exams in new districts of Shanghai from July 19-21.


The greenback, which hit a brand new excessive in nearly 20 years final week on the again of its secure haven standing and expectations of a fee hike in the USA, fell 0.11% in opposition to a basket of benchmark currencies on Monday.

Towards the Japanese foreign money, the buck, which hit a 24-year excessive of 139.15 yen final week, is buying and selling at 138.27 yen on Monday.

The euro, which briefly fell under par in opposition to the greenback final week, was nearly unchanged at 1.0085 (-0.03%) on Monday.


Bond yields in Europe, which ended Friday decrease, are recovering: Germany’s 10-year bund is up 2 factors at 1.145%, whereas its Italian equal is up 2.5 factors to three.430%.

The yield unfold (unfold) between Italian and German bonds widened to 234.5 factors, the best in a month, in opposition to the background of the political disaster within the peninsula.

US Treasury yields are little modified with the 10-year buying and selling at 2.9355% and the 2-year at 3.141%, which continues to replicate an inversion of the curves, an indication of heightened recession threat sooner or later.


Oil markets are buoyed by hopes of much less extended fee hikes in the USA and the dearth of an instantaneous signal of Saudi Arabia’s crude oil manufacturing selecting up regardless of US President Joe Biden’s go to to the Center East.

Brent rose 1.47% to $102.66 a barrel and US gentle oil (West Texas Intermediate, WTI) rose 1.29% to $98.85.





Indices Final Var. Var. %YEAR PERFORMANCE


Nikkei-225 26788.47 +145.08 +0.54% -6.96%

Topix 1892.50 -0.63 -0.03% -5.01%

Hong Kong 20799.46 +501.74 +2.47% -11.10%

Taiwan 14719.64 +169.02 +1.16% -19.21%

Seoul 2375.25 +44.27 +1.90% -20.23%

Singapore 3119.64 +20.49 +0.66% -0.13%

Shanghai 3270.94 +42.88 +1.33% -10.13%

Sydney 6687.10 +81.50 +1.23% -10.18%

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former :

Indices Final Var. Var. %YEAR PERFORMANCE


Dow Jones 31288.26 +658.09 +2.15% -13.90%

S&P 500 3863.16 +72.78 +1.92% -18.95%

Nasdaq 11452.42 +201.24 +1.79% -26.80%

Nasdaq 100 11983.62 +215.23 +1.83% -26.57%

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“The Day Forward” – Replace for

subsequent session on Wall Avenue




Futures on the CAC 40 and past

the EuroStoxx50

Values ​​will comply with in Paris and in

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The session

former :

Closing indices Var. Var. %YEAR PERFORMANCE


Eurofirst 300 1630.18 +28.24 +1.76% -13.76%

Eurostoxx 50 3477.20 +80.59 +2.37% -19.10%

CAC 40 6036.00 +120.59 +2.04% -15.62%

Dax 30 12,864.72 +345.06 +2.76% -19.01%

FTSE 7159.01 +119.20 +1.69% -3.05%

SMI 10982.09 +182.57 +1.69% -14.71%



Euro/DLR 1.0091 1.0087 +0.04% -11.23%

DLR/Yen 138.20 138.53 -0.24% +20.12%

Euro/Yen 139.49 139.68 -0.14% +7.04%

DLR/CHF 0.9760 0.9761 -0.01% +6.98%

EUR/CHF 0.9851 0.9847 +0.04% -5.00%

Stg/Dlr 1.1892 1.1852 +0.34% -12.10%

Index $107.9170 108.0630 -0.14% +12.21%


final var. Unfold/Bun


10-year Bunds 1.1570 +0.0320

Bund 2 years 0.4700 +0.0160

10-year OATs 1.7830 +0.0490 +62.60

Treasury 10 2.9392 +0.0090


Treasury 2 3.1431 +0.0080



(in {dollars}) Earlier Value Var Var.% YTD

US gentle oil 98.85 97.59 +1.26 +1.29% +61.49%

Brent 102.67 101.16 +1.51 +1.49% +55.49%

(Some dates could have a slight shift)

(Written by Claude Chendjou, edited by Bertrand Boucey)

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