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Global markets live: McDonald's, Tesla, Revlon, Credit Suisse, Ferrari...

06/16/2022 | 12:22pm EDT

Every day, the MarketScreener team selects the most important news about listed companies around the world. Here is a short recap for your convenience (The list is updated during the day):




  • A Paris court on Thursday approved a deal for McDonald's to pay 1.245 billion euros in fines and back taxes to end a tax dispute in France.
  • Elon Musk is expected to reiterate his intention to buy Twitter when he addresses the social network's employees on Thursday, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing a source close to the matter.
  • Kroger on Thursday raised its 2022 earnings per share forecast to $3.85 to $3.95 from $3.75 to $3.85.
  • Tesla raised selling prices on all of its U.S. car models as global supply chain problems persist.
  • Revlon is filing for U.S. bankruptcy protection.
  • Activision's board of directors and outside advisers said there was no evidence to suggest that the video game developer's senior executives intentionally ignored or attempted to minimize reported sexual harassment.
  • Abbott halts infant formula production in Michigan after heavy rains.
  • The French Competition Authority also approved commitments made by Facebook's owner on online advertising to address competition concerns.
  • The Boeing Company said it has been able to work around a supply chain problem that slowed production and deliveries of the 737 MAX last month. Citi also raised its recommendation to "buy" from "neutral.
  • The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) urged executives at major U.S. airlines to act quickly on risks associated with the deployment of fifth-generation 5G wireless technology to avoid potential disruptions at major airports.
  • Canadian mobile operator Telus will buy LifeWorks in a C$2.9 billion (€2.16 billion) deal, the two companies announced. U.S.-listed Telus shares were down 3 percent at $22.1 in premarket trading.
  • AC Immune - The pharmaceutical company announced the failure of a clinical trial of its experimental Alzheimer's treatment, developed with Swiss partner Roche, in patients with early signs of the disease. 
  • New car registrations fell 11% in May in Europe.
  • Credit Suisse and UBS are well positioned to weather the current tougher environment thanks to their improved capital positions, according to the SNB.
  • Svenska Handelsbanken in talks to buy the Danish operations of Jyske Bank.
  • Shaftesbury and Capital & Counties Properties to merge.
  • The consortium composed of Belerion Capital and King Bourse Capital Management is reportedly backing away from buying THG, according to Bloomberg.
  • Boohoo's sales decline due to a high comparison base.
  • Roche receives emergency use approval for a Covid test in the US. In addition, AC Immune and Roche suffer a setback in the prevention of Alzheimer's disease.
  • Ferrari organizes an investor day.
  • Lundin Energy and Delivery Hero hold their annual general meetings.

Key releases of the day: Adobe, Kroger, Halma... All the agenda here.

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Stocks mentioned in the article
ChangeLast1st jan.
ABBOTT LABORATORIES 0.90% 111.48 Delayed Quote.-20.79%
AC IMMUNE SA 4.92% 3.41 Delayed Quote.-31.11%
ACTIVISION BLIZZARD, INC. 0.35% 80.79 Delayed Quote.21.43%
ADOBE INC. 2.48% 445.67 Delayed Quote.-21.41%
BOOHOO GROUP PLC 1.67% 63.26 Delayed Quote.-48.65%
CREDIT SUISSE GROUP AG 1.78% 5.482 Delayed Quote.-38.21%
FERRARI N.V. 0.25% 215.81 Delayed Quote.-16.62%
HALMA PLC -0.91% 2275 Delayed Quote.-28.91%
KROGER 0.60% 47.21 Delayed Quote.4.31%
MCDONALD'S CORPORATION 1.12% 262.18 Delayed Quote.-2.20%
ORRÖN ENERGY AB (PUBL) 9.53% 20.86 Delayed Quote.-93.57%
REVLON, INC. -2.53% 6.56 Delayed Quote.-42.15%
ROCHE HOLDING AG 1.56% 315 Delayed Quote.-16.91%
SHAFTESBURY PLC 1.22% 483 Delayed Quote.-21.46%
SVENSKA HANDELSBANKEN AB 0.33% 92.04 Delayed Quote.-5.95%
TELUS CORPORATION 0.94% 30.11 Delayed Quote.1.07%
TESLA, INC. 4.68% 900.09 Delayed Quote.-14.83%
THE BOEING COMPANY 1.26% 169.99 Delayed Quote.-15.56%
TWITTER, INC. 0.73% 44.26 Delayed Quote.2.41%