This morning, the Paris Bourse lost almost 0.9% around 8125 points, penalized in particular by the banking sector, with -2% for Société Générale, -1.2% for Crédit Agricole and -0.9% for BNP Paribas.

Investors seem to be seeking to limit risk in a wait-and-see environment, with no economic indicators or major results on the agenda, but also on the eve of Nvidia's results and the publication of the Fed's latest "minutes".

"In our opinion, the minutes will have a more restrictive tone, in contrast to that of Jerome Powell's press conference, given that other members of the committee are more worried than he is about the effects of their policy", warn BofA analysts.

On the bond front, the yield on 10-year Treasuries stabilized at around 4.43%, following last week's decline to one-month lows.

There was little movement on the currency front either, with the euro holding steady against the dollar at 1.0865.
Note that bitcoin reached new highs at $70,930 (+1.8%).

On the energy front, oil prices continue to evolve within a narrow range, but at levels rather close to the bottom of their current range.

After the sell-off at the end of April, due to the realization that the Middle East conflict would probably have little or no impact on supply, and to weak demand, Brent crude is down 0.8%, at $83 a barrel.

In French company news, ArcelorMittal announced on Tuesday the commissioning of its industrial demonstrator designed to capture blast furnace gases from its steelworks in Ghent (Belgium).

Bondholders have rejected Daniel Kretinsky's offer, according to La Tribune. The bondholders reportedly sent a letter this weekend to Bercy and the insolvency administrator to indicate that they were rejecting the offer.

TotalEnergies announces the final investment decision (FID) for the Kaminho deepwater project, enabling its launch. This project is designed to develop the Cameia and Golfinho fields off the Angolan coast.

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