S&P 500 futures up 0.1% to 3,011.00
Brent futures up 0.7% to $64.81/bbl
Gold spot down 0.3% to $1,402.29
US Dollar Index little changed at 97.35GLOBAL NEWS:Earnings season. Bank of America
, BHP Group
, International Business Machines
, The Swatch Group
, U.S. Bancorp
, Assa Abloy
and GL Events
are among companies reporting earnings today.Back in the iron.
BHP Group's iron production has declined over the past 12 months, but is expected to recover in the new year, according to the mining giant. After 238 million tonnes for the year ended at the end of June, the cursor is placed between 242 and 253 million tonnes for the new fiscal year.Lower, but watch the calendar.
The European automotive market fell sharply in June, according to ACEA, with registrations down 7.8% to 1,446,183 units. Over the first half of the year, registrations were down 3.1%. In June. However, it should be noted that the month had only 19 working days compared to 21 a year earlier.Greater control.
American parliamentarians are calling for more control over Internet giants like Apple
The European Commission suspects that the e-commerce giant is collecting and exploiting data generated by third party vendors on its platform. Amazon could be fined or forced to change its practices. The investigation opens a new chapter in the already tensed relations between Brussels and the digital giants on the antitrust front.Green light for NSH.
The European Commission has approved the acquisition of Nestlé
Skin Health by the EQT fund. Nestlé started exclusive negotiations a few weeks ago to separate from this division, which essentially includes the Galderma dermatology laboratory.On the numbers side
. United Continental
is doing better than expected in the second quarter despite the B737 MAX crisis, CSX
warns, while Wells Fargo
is falling back, unlike JPMorgan Chase
and Goldman Sachs
after their quarters. In Europe, the luxury and semiconductor sectors will react respectively to the figures published by The Swatch Group
and the duo Dialog Semiconductor / ASML today: the reaction is positive on both sides.Bernard in front of Bill.
The increase in LVMH
shares enabled French billionaire Bernard Arnault to take over Bill Gates (Microsoft
) to become the second richest man in the world in the Bloomberg ranking of billionaires, with an estimated fortune of 108 billion dollars compared to 107 billion dollars for the American billionaire. The share price of the luxury group reached a historic high at the meeting at EUR 386.05, giving the company a capitalization of nearly 192 billion euros. Jeff Bezos (Amazon.com) remains at the top of this ranking which, like all the charts of this type, can attract some criticism.