Anheuser-Busch Inbev: growth in adjusted Ebitda exceeds expectations. Forecasts are confirmed. BAE Systems: the group confirms its sales and profit forecasts for the fiscal year 2022. BMW: first-quarter profit boosted by Chinese joint venture and high prices. Contemporary Amperex Technology: the stock falls heavily after its quarterly results. Deutsche Lufthansa: the rise in the price of kerosene hampers the improvement in bookings. eBay: the stock falls by 6.5% after the Q1. Enel: 2022 forecasts are reiterated after a solid Q1. Shell: the group posts a profit in Q1. Swiss Re: the reinsurer suffered a loss in Q1, after a big profit a year earlier. Unicredit: the Italian bank takes a large provision of €1.3bn in its Q1 accounts, in relation to Russia in particular. Zalando: forecasts are lowered after losses in Q1.
Barclays and Standard Chartered 's general meetings disrupted by climate protesters. Google targeted by a complaint in the Netherlands against its Play Store payment system. NYSE parent company Intercontinental Exchange to buy IT group Black Knight at $85 a share. Henkel will cut 2,000 jobs in its consumer division to save €500 million. Berkshire Hathaway rises to 15.2% of Occidental Petroleum. Hangzhou Hikvision falls in Hong Kong after the threat of new US sanctions. Nissan to invest over $700m in Mexico. Dufry signs two new contracts with Salvador airport in Brazil.
Major earnings releases of the day: Shell, ConocoPhillips, Anheuser-Busch Inbev, Airbus, Petrobras, Zoetis, AXA, Shopify, BMW, Crédit Agricole, Coloplast, Henkel...