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GLOBAL MARKETS LIVE: Astrazeneca, Uber, Microsoft…

02/11/2021 | 10:33am EDT

The avalanche of corporate earnings releases dominates the news of the day. Microsoft is reportedly taking a close interest in Pinterest, while Twitter is studying the possibility of paying its employees in Bitcoins.


The Walt Disney Company, L'Oréal, PepsiCo, AstraZeneca, Schneider, Duke Energy, Pernod Ricard, Relx, Crédit Agricole, KBC Group, Cloudflare and Unicredit are among companies reporting their results today.

  • AstraZeneca: earnings per share are slightly lower than expected.
  • Clariant: the chemist published better results than expected in 2020. A dividend of CHF 0.70 will be proposed.
  • Commerzbank: Operating loss is slightly higher than expected, while sales are in line with expectations. The CET1 ratio stands at 13.2%.
  • Metro: Fiscal Q1 ended with sharply declining revenues, but results are positive. The Group has reiterated its 2021 objectives.
  • Uber: the stock lost 4.8% after the publication of disappointing Q4 results.
  • Umicore: 2020 results exceeded expectations and the 2021 outlook points to improved earnings growth.
  • Unicredit: Italian bank reports a €2.78 billion loss in 2020, higher than expected. This is explained by a €5bn provision for doubtful and disputed receivables as a consequence of the coronavirus.
  • Microsoft has reportedly approached Pinterest, currently valued at $51 billion, for a buyout.
  • Twitter is studying the possibility of paying its employees in Bitcoins.
  • Royal Dutch Shell wants to accelerate its transformation towards a zero-emission target in 2050.
  • French president Emmanuel Macron and U.S. President Joe Biden have discussed how to resolve the Airbus / Boeing dispute.
  • According to Bloomberg, an executive of Tencent is detained in China in a corruption case.
  • Facebook is working on an application to compete with Clubhouse, according to the New York Times.
  • Brookfield Infrastructure wants to buy Inter Pipeline for CAD 13.5 billion.
  • Sensirion acquires Dutch gas analysis specialist Qmicro.
  • Arc Resources and Seven Generations Energy merge through a share exchange.
  • Ares withdraws its offer to acquire AMP Limited.

© MarketScreener.com 2021
Stocks mentioned in the article
ChangeLast1st jan.
AIRBUS SE -1.10% 115.4 Real-time Quote.28.54%
AMP LIMITED 2.07% 0.985 End-of-day quote.-36.86%
ARC RESOURCES LTD. 2.12% 11.1 Delayed Quote.85.00%
ARES CAPITAL CORPORATION -0.45% 20.09 Delayed Quote.19.48%
ASTRAZENECA PLC 2.04% 8845 Delayed Quote.20.77%
BROOKFIELD INFRASTRUCTURE PARTNERS L.P. -0.13% 55.88 Delayed Quote.13.12%
CLARIANT AG -0.82% 18.08 Delayed Quote.-3.93%
CLOUDFLARE, INC. -3.91% 130.36 Delayed Quote.71.55%
COMMERZBANK AG 1.20% 5.475 Delayed Quote.3.97%
CRÉDIT AGRICOLE S.A. 0.24% 11.9 Real-time Quote.15.31%
DUKE ENERGY CORPORATION 0.06% 98.46 Delayed Quote.7.54%
FACEBOOK INC 2.02% 352.96 Delayed Quote.29.21%
INTER PIPELINE LTD. -0.10% 19.93 Delayed Quote.68.07%
KBC GROUPE NV 1.08% 72.94 Real-time Quote.27.34%
L'ORÉAL -2.30% 378.35 Real-time Quote.21.73%
METRO INC. 0.45% 60.18 Delayed Quote.5.95%
MICROSOFT CORPORATION -0.07% 299.35 Delayed Quote.34.59%
PEPSICO, INC. 0.05% 154.2 Delayed Quote.3.98%
PERNOD RICARD -0.05% 191.4 Real-time Quote.22.07%
RELX PLC -0.90% 2195 Delayed Quote.22.45%
ROYAL DUTCH SHELL PLC 0.11% 17.992 Real-time Quote.23.11%
SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC SE -1.41% 149.86 Real-time Quote.26.68%
SENSIRION HOLDING AG -0.79% 125.4 Delayed Quote.118.85%
SEVEN GENERATIONS ENERGY LTD. -1.40% 8.45 End-of-day quote.27.84%
TENCENT HOLDINGS LIMITED -0.65% 460.2 End-of-day quote.-18.40%
TWITTER, INC. 0.79% 67.22 Delayed Quote.24.14%
UBER TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 2.53% 46.63 Delayed Quote.-8.57%
UMICORE -0.44% 49.9 Real-time Quote.27.00%
UNICREDIT S.P.A. -0.07% 10.984 Delayed Quote.43.62%
WALT DISNEY COMPANY (THE) -0.14% 176 Delayed Quote.-2.86%