The Paris stock Exchange keeps the cap ( AFP/Archives / Thomas SAMSON )
The CAC 40 index took 28,59 points to 4.764,07 points, in a trade volume relatively fed to 4 billion euros. The day before, the parisian market had finished up 0.87%.
Among the other european markets, Frankfurt gained 0.22 per cent and London by 0.33%. Furthermore, the Eurostoxx 50 rose 0.37%.
odds paris began timidly in the green before you win their confidence, a dynamism that has not been thwarted by a boot in slight increase to the New York stock Exchange.
“The market is in a kind of euphoria of the end of the year,” says Guillaume Garabédian, an adviser to management Meeschaert Gestion Privée.
for the past week, the odds, paris has earned 5,19%, passing also in positive territory since the beginning of the year (+2,74%).
investors “are not worried of potential problems” that may arise “in the medium term’, preferring for the moment to see the glass half full after the many political events that have punctuated the end of the year, ” says Dr. Garabédian.
in addition, They have been worn by the announcement on the eve of the european central Bank of its intent to extend at least nine months, until the end of 2017, to its program of support to the economy but reducing its asset purchases to 60 billion euros per month compared to $ 80 billion currently.
“The ECB’s decision to extend its program of asset purchases, reducing the monthly volumes has allowed the financial markets to continue the rise that started this week,” noted Frédéric Augendre, a managing director of Barclays Bourse.
on the side of The indicators, Germany has posted a trade surplus decreased in October and its central bank has raised its growth forecasts for 2016 and 2017.
The Bank of France has lowered hers to 1.3% in 2016 and 2017, and then to 1.4% in 2018, citing a “deterioration of the international environment”.
French industrial production has fallen again.
in The United States, the morale of households has risen more sharply than expected in December.
In terms of values, the Elior Group has benefited (+4,83% to 20.50 euros) net profit up 26.2% for its non-calendar fiscal year 2015/16, reaching its goals, then the group is said to be “confident” in its prospects over the longer term.
Gemalto has benefited greatly (+6.25% to 52,31€) of the announcement of the acquisition of the activities of biometrics to 3M for $ 850 million US.
Pernod Ricard climbed 2.60% to 100,95 eur after it announced its takeover of Smooth Ambler is a distillery of bourbons, top of the range in Virginia (southern Usa).
Orange has lost 1,71% to 13.50 euros, while Vivendi has made 6,48% 18,89 euro. The group of telecom would be interested in a takeover of the group’s pay-TV Canal+, a subsidiary of Vivendi, if it was put on sale, said Thursday the head of the operator telecom Stephane Richard, quoted by Les Echos.
bank stocks have been stalled on the image of Credit Agricole (-1,03% 11.50 euros), BNP Paribas (-1,06% to 60.00 euros) and Société Générale (-1,07% 46,36€).
Copyright © 2016 AFP. All rights of reproduction and representation reserved.
All information contained in this section (dispatches, photographs, logos) are protected by intellectual property rights held by AFP. Therefore, none of the information may not be reproduced, modified, transmitted, redistributed, translated, sold, commercially exploited or used in any manner whatsoever without the prior written agreement of AFP. the AFP will not be held responsible for any delays, errors, omissions, which may not be excluded, nor the consequences of the actions or transactions made on the basis of this information.