Morgan Stanley | European banks trading at crisis levels. The car sector is the cheapest it has been since 2001. Our latest monthly review highlights two observations about tendencies, sentiment, valuation and fundamentals for European sectors:
Trading volumes on the Spanish stock market have been worse than those of its European peers in February. This gives the impression that investors are rejecting Spain’s bourse, either because of political uncertainty, its exposure to Brazil, or else the eternal doubts about some of the Spanish banks.
Last Friday’s terrorist attacks in Paris will be the main driver of European and US stock markets this week. Bankinter analysts expect a downward trend, but it will not be “worrying.” In their opinion, the impact over the first two days could wipe around 2% off the European bourses, but they will soon stabilise.
MADRID | The Corner | European and US markets fell on Monday while waiting for the Wall Street’s quarterly results season to begin. The session began without a clear trend, but the European markets went downwards when Germany published disappointing industrial production data in May. This monthly decline is the biggest in two years and might be the result of the 1st May long weekend and the geopolitical tensions deriving from the crisis in Ukraine.