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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: Walt Disney, Bank of America, Sonos, ABB, Roche...

08/11/2022 | 11:30am EDT

Everyday, the MarketScreener team selects the most important news about listed companies across the world. here is a short recap for your convenience (the list is updated during the day:)




Corporate results:

  • Aegon: The insurer raised its full-year operating capital generation and free cash flow forecasts from 2021 to 2023.
  • Daimler Truck: The group posted an adjusted profit of €1 billion in Q2, far exceeding analyst expectations thanks to strong demand and positive currency effects.
  • Deutsche Telekom: The German telecom operator raised its earnings forecast.
  • K+S: The group maintains its full-year outlook due to soaring potash prices.
  • KBC Group: Net profit reached €811m in Q2, up from €793m a year earlier. It raised its forecasts.
  • Metro AG: The German group reported higher quarterly revenues of €7.9bn, with a loss of €290m. The stock was up in pre-opening trading.
  • NN Group: The Dutch insurer said Thursday that its core profit in the first half of 2022 fell 12.1% due to the impact of weather events and the sale of its asset management business.
  • Salzgitter: The German steelmaker confirmed its 2022 financial outlook even though its half-year profit has already reached the lower end of the full-year forecast range.
  • Siemens AG: The group is in losses due to a heavy write-down on Siemens Energy. Revenues are a bit better than expected but targets are cut due to the impairment.
  • ThyssenKrupp: The elevator maker nearly tripled its operating profit in the latest quarter.
  • Walt Disney: The stock rose out of session after the release of good quarterly results. It surpassed Netflix in subscribers and plans to raise its prices.
  • Zurich Insurance: The group announced a CHF1.8bn share buyback program on the sidelines of its quarterly earnings release.
  • Bank of America gained about 1 percent in premarket trading, as banking stocks continued to benefit from a general uptick in optimism about the economy after lower-than-expected U.S. inflation numbers released Wednesday.
  • Bumble - The online dating app publisher lowered its annual revenue forecast and reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit.
  • Sonos - The connected audio systems lowered its annual revenue forecast and pushing back its medium-term target due to economic uncertainties. Sonos also announced the departure of its CFO.


In other news:

  • Credit Suisse's largest shareholder, Harris Associates, has doubled its stake to more than 10% of the capital.
  • Twitter - Elon Musk's lawyers are asking the social network for the names of employees responsible for calculating the share of fake user accounts and "bots", a key issue in the conflict between Twitter and the billionaire who was once a candidate for its acquisition, a source close to the case said.
  • Australian CSL completed the purchase of Vifor Pharma.
  • Partners Group sells 50% of USIC to Kohlberg in a $4 billion deal.
  • ABB acquires its low-voltage Nema motor business from Siemens.
  • The Boeing Company delivered its first 787 Dreamliner in over a year.
  • T-Mobile - Deutsche Telekom, the first shareholder of the operator, said Thursday that it expects to become a majority shareholder well before 2024.
  • Roche obtains an extension of the approval for Ventana in the USA.
  • Bavarian Nordic expressed reservations about the U.S. government's plan to split doses of its monkeypox vaccine due to insufficient supply.
  • Nel wins $8 million order to supply fueling units for electric vehicles.

Main earnings reports today: Deutsche Telekom, Siemens AG, Zurich Insurance, Hapag-Lloyd, Orsted, RWE, KBC, Novozymes... All the agenda here.

© MarketScreener.com 2022
Stocks mentioned in the article
ChangeLast1st jan.
ABBVIE INC. -5.96% 134.21 Delayed Quote.-0.88%
AEGON N.V. -0.90% 4.068 Real-time Quote.-6.62%
BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATION -1.50% 30.2 Delayed Quote.-32.12%
BAVARIAN NORDIC A/S -2.42% 217.3 Delayed Quote.-17.15%
BUMBLE INC. -1.87% 21.49 Delayed Quote.-36.53%
CREDIT SUISSE GROUP AG -6.84% 3.707 Delayed Quote.-55.18%
DAIMLER TRUCK HOLDING AG 0.00% 23.35 Delayed Quote.-27.69%
DEUTSCHE TELEKOM AG 0.88% 17.644 Delayed Quote.7.31%
HAPAG-LLOYD AG 1.83% 177.9 Delayed Quote.-36.93%
K+S AG 1.55% 19.715 Delayed Quote.27.76%
KBC GROUPE NV -3.14% 47.18 Real-time Quote.-35.52%
METRO AG -13.20% 6.215 Delayed Quote.-22.34%
NELNET, INC. -0.39% 79.19 Delayed Quote.-18.93%
NN GROUP N.V. -1.15% 39.53 Real-time Quote.-16.05%
NOVOZYMES A/S -0.84% 379.9 Delayed Quote.-28.67%
ORSTED A/S 1.48% 616.8 Delayed Quote.-27.26%
PARTNERS GROUP HOLDING AG -1.32% 794 Delayed Quote.-46.80%
ROCHE HOLDING AG -0.70% 321.2 Delayed Quote.-14.68%
RWE AG 1.80% 38.48 Delayed Quote.5.80%
SALZGITTER AG -0.10% 19.57 Delayed Quote.-37.71%
SIEMENS AG -2.25% 98.97 Delayed Quote.-33.72%
SONOS, INC. -0.79% 13.9 Delayed Quote.-53.36%
T-MOBILE US -0.35% 134.17 Delayed Quote.15.68%
THE BOEING COMPANY -3.39% 121.08 Delayed Quote.-39.86%
THYSSENKRUPP AG 0.66% 4.422 Delayed Quote.-54.71%
TWITTER, INC. 2.57% 43.84 Delayed Quote.1.43%
VIFOR PHARMA AG 0.14% 179.1 Delayed Quote.10.23%
WALT DISNEY COMPANY (THE) -3.20% 94.33 Delayed Quote.-39.10%
ZURICH INSURANCE GROUP LTD -0.23% 394.1 Delayed Quote.-1.35%