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Romain Fournier

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Having worked in the British, French and Swiss financial press, Romain is able to report on local and international issues, as comfortable in French as in the language of Shakespeare, Romain Fournier leads the editorial team at Marketscreener. Fine connoisseur of the English-speaking markets, Romain delivers an editorial every day on US and UK markets.

Global markets live: Qiagen, Alcon, Boeing, Berkshire Hathaway...

11/08/2021 | 11:14am EST

Every day, the MarketScreener team compiles and summarizes the most important news related to listed companies around the world.



  • Elon Musk offered his Twitter community to vote on the sale of his 10% stake in Tesla. The vote was in favour.
  • Roche 's buyout of nearly a third of its own shares held by Novartis will provide it with more flexibility in its strategy, according to CEO Christoph Franz in Finanz und Wirtschaft.
  • The fund Third Point has acquired a stake in Compagnie Financière Richemont, according to the FT, and wants to lobby together with Artisans Partners, which already held 1.2% of the capital.
  • Credit Suisse wants to adapt its remuneration system after the latest scandals.
  • Qiagen pays Becton Dickinson $53 million to settle their PCR technology dispute.
  • Alcon acquires Ivantis for $475 million.
  • Coloplast to buy Atos Medical from PAI Partners for €2.15bn. Edward Rogers to take control of Rogers Communications.
  • MTN is reportedly eyeing Telkom, according to Bloomberg.
  • EQT and H&F reach 82% stake in Zooplus in EUR 480 buyout.
  • BHP signs an agreement to sell its 80% stake in BHP Mitsui Coal. KKR reportedly plans to acquire Telecom Italia's network business.
  • Sydney Airport Holdings will be acquired for AUD 23.6 billion by a consortium of investors.
  • Advent is said to be close to a deal to buy McAfee for over $10bn.
  • Paytm launches India's largest IPO. 
  • The Boeing Company - Current and former Boeing board members accused of failing to meet their obligations on the safety of the 737 MAX have reached an agreement with the aircraft manufacturer's shareholders to receive a compensation of $237.5 million.
  • Many international travelers flocked to the U.S. by air and road Monday after the country lifted most border restrictions imposed in early 2020 as part of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Coty on Monday raised its organic growth forecast for the current fiscal year on the back of a recovery in air traffic, which should boost its duty-free cosmetics sales. The group also announced its intention to sell a 4.7% stake in Wella to KKR for approximately $215.7 million. Coty's shares are up 7.6% in pre-market trading.
  • Berkshire Hathaway reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit on Saturday as disruptions to global supply chains and costs related to Hurricane Ida in the U.S. and flooding in Europe hurt its insurance business.
  • Australia begins administering the booster dose of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine on Monday.
  • Amazon - Rivian Automotive, in which the e-commerce giant is a shareholder, on Friday raised the indicative price range for its IPO, which now values it at around $65 billion and could make it one of the largest IPOs in the past decade.
  • ConocoPhillips on Monday presented a 12.5 billion Norwegian kroner development project for the Tommeliten A gas and condensate field in Norway, whose reserves are estimated at 125 million barrels of oil equivalent.

Major earnings reports: PayPal, SoftBank, Roblox, Henkel, AMC Entertainment, Kingspan, Covestro, PostNL, Vilmorin...


ę MarketScreener.com 2021
Stocks mentioned in the article
ChangeLast1st jan.
AMC ENTERTAINMENT HOLDINGS, INC. -2.76% 18.32 Delayed Quote.-32.65%
BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC. -1.38% 473440 Delayed Quote.5.05%
BHP GROUP 3.11% 48.01 Delayed Quote.12.19%
COLOPLAST A/S 0.61% 997 Delayed Quote.-13.90%
CREDIT SUISSE GROUP AG 0.18% 9.078 Delayed Quote.2.16%
EQT AB (PUBL) -1.10% 403.6 Delayed Quote.-17.24%
HENKEL AG & CO. KGAA 0.08% 77.6 Delayed Quote.8.97%
KINGSPAN GROUP PLC 1.45% 89.68 Real-time Quote.-15.83%
NOVARTIS AG -0.16% 81.35 Delayed Quote.1.47%
PAYPAL HOLDINGS, INC. -0.52% 173.55 Delayed Quote.-7.97%
POSTNL N.V. 0.49% 3.468 Real-time Quote.-9.80%
QIAGEN N.V. 2.79% 49.79 Delayed Quote.-12.85%
ROBLOX CORPORATION -1.36% 76.16 Delayed Quote.-26.17%
ROCHE HOLDING AG -0.21% 364.95 Delayed Quote.-3.53%
ROGERS COMMUNICATIONS INC. -1.18% 62.18 Delayed Quote.4.47%
SIEMENS GAMESA RENEWABLE ENERGY, S.A. 3.92% 19.145 Delayed Quote.-12.72%
SOFTBANK GROUP CORP. 2.12% 5527 Delayed Quote.-0.40%
TELECOM ITALIA S.P.A. 2.17% 0.4193 Delayed Quote.-5.48%
TELKOM SA SOC LIMITED -1.38% 49.25 End-of-day quote.-8.93%
TESLA, INC. -3.38% 995.65 Delayed Quote.-5.78%
ZOOPLUS AG -2.46% 468 Delayed Quote.-2.46%