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Joice Alves

焦点:欧州企業に増益転換の兆し、市場の期待を越えられるか

Jan 22 2020

[ロンドン 17日 ロイター] - 欧州企業は昨年第4・四半期、それまで9カ月続いてきた減益基調をようやく反転させた公算が大きい。IBESリフィニティブがまとめた第4・四半期のSTOXX欧州600指数銘柄の予想利益は2.5%の増加となった。ただし株価が跳ね上がり、今年の利益見通しは既に高水準となっているため、決算発表を受けて投資家が失望する事態も起こりやすい。

Europe Inc. eyes end to corporate recession in fourth quarter

Jan 17 2020

LONDON Europe Inc. is likely to have turned the page on nine months of falling profits during the final quarter of 2019, but sky-high share price valuations and lofty earnings expectations for 2020 set a low bar for disappointment.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Bond yields rise as Sweden ends negative rates, stocks drift lower

Dec 19 2019

LONDON, Dec 19 Bond yields rose and Sweden's crown stayed ice cool on Thursday as the country became the first to raise interest rates out of sub-zero territory, while world stocks drifted off this week's record highs.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks near record highs, Sweden ends negative rates

Dec 19 2019

LONDON, Dec 19 World stocks drifted down from the week's record highs on Thursday, while the crown gained as Sweden's central bank became the first to raise interest rates from negative territory.

Ajax shares penalised for latest Champions League exit

Dec 11 2019

LONDON AFC Ajax shares slumped on Wednesday after the Dutch team was eliminated from the Champions League, highlighting the volatility of soccer stocks where results on the pitch can knock millions off their value.

The FAANGs of Europe: U.S. tariffs won't harm appeal of French luxury firms

Dec 04 2019

LONDON/PARIS The U.S. threat of tariffs on French goods from handbags to Champagne proved just a glancing blow to giants like LVMH and Kering this week, as investors refused to give up their decade-long love affair with luxury goods.

Only one FTSE 100 company to go ex-div on Dec 5

Dec 03 2019

By Joice Alves LONDON, Dec 3 Next is the only FTSE 100 company that will go ex-dividend on Thursday, after which investors will no longer qualify for its latest dividend payout. According to Reuters calculations at current market prices, the effect of the resulting adjustment to prices by market-makers would take 0.29 points off the UK blue-chip index. Among FTSE 250 companies going ex-dividend are: COMPANY RIC DIVIDEND (pence) AVI GLOBAL TST AGT.L 0.86 ALLIANCE TRUST ATST.L 0.62 BABCOCK INTL BAB.L 1.93 BRITVIC BVIC.L 3.07 BIG YELLOW GRP BYG.L 1.12 CALEDONIA INV CLDN.L 0.29 FIDELITY SPECIAL FSV.L 0.52 HOMESERVE HSV.L 0.85 INTERMEDIATE CAP ICP.L 2.23 INVESTEC INVP.L 3.9 LONDONMETRIC LMPL.L 0.69 MEDICLINIC MDCM.L 0.67 PAYPOINT PAYP.L 0.73 PETS AT HOME PETSP.L 0.63 PERSONAL ASSETS PNL.L 0.18 ROYAL MAIL R RMG.L 3.67 TEMPLETON EMERGE TEM.L 1 TEMPLE BAR INV TMPL.L 0.39 TR PROPERTY INV TRY.L 0.88 (Reporting by Joice Alves)

Ex-divs to take 8 points off FTSE 100 on Nov 28

Nov 26 2019

By Joice Alves LONDON, Nov 26 The following FTSE 100 companies will go ex-dividend on Thursday, after which investors will no longer qualify for the latest dividend payout. According to Reuters calculations at current market prices, the effect of the resulting adjustment to prices by market-makers would take 8 points off the index. COMPANY (RIC) DIVIDEND STOCK OPTION IMPACT (pence) INTL CONSOL AIR 0.15 0.79 JD SPORTS FASHN 0.28 0.00 JOHNSON MATTHEY 24.5 0.19 LAND SECS. LAND.L 9.28 0.26 NATIONAL GRID 16.57 Yes 2.30 SEVERN TRENT 40 0.38 VODAFONE GROUP 4.5 4.12 Among FTSE 250 companies going ex-dividend are: COMPANY (RIC) DIVIDEND (pence) 3I INF. ORD 4.6 BELLWAY 100 DIPLOMA 20.5 ELECTROCOMPONENT 5.9 EUROMONEY INST 22.3 GAMES WORKSHOP 35 HICL INFRASTRU 2.06 HILL & SMITH HLD 10.6 KAINOS GROUP 3.5 PERP INC&GWTH IT 3.4 TALKTALK 1 TELECOM PLUS 27 (Reporting by Joice Alves; editing by Thyagaraju Adinarayan)

RPT-Brexit nod from parliament to unleash 4% rally in pound, send UK plc to record high

Oct 18 2019

LONDON, Oct 18 Shares in London's UK-oriented businesses, such as housebuilders and retailers, could rocket to record highs if parliament approves the government's Brexit deal, investors say. They also predict the pound will rally around 5%.

RPT-ANALYSIS-More pain for Europe Inc as earnings drought seen spilling over into 2020

Oct 07 2019

LONDON, Oct 4 With markets taking fright again this week over trade tariffs and a faltering global economy, investors are braced for weak third quarter results in Europe and high expectations going forward could come crashing down to earth.

World News

China shuts part of Great Wall as virus toll hits 26

China ramped up measures to contain a virus that has killed 26 people and infected more than 800, suspending public transport in 10 cities, shutting temples over the Lunar New Year and even closing the Forbidden City and part of the Great Wall.