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Downward revisions to profits remain

A&G | The Q1 results season was solid on both sides of the Atlantic. And up to now EPS for 2022 has been revised 3% upwards by S&P500 and 11% by the STOXX 600. The weighting of the raw material sectors, particularly in Europe, helped to drive EPS estimates (ex EPS estimates for raw materials they rose only 2% YTD in Europe). We are beginnning to see signs of a…


Geopolitical risks for 2019

What recession?

Jessie J. (Unigestion) | Growth drivers have stabilised considerably since June, following the end of the slowdown that started in January 2018. The “mid-cycle” pause called by Fed Chair Jerome Powell has led to a one-of-a-kind situation: world growth remains decent while monetary policy has become once again incrementally more accommodative.



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Fixed income discounts a recession

Alphavalue | The increasing tensions in the trade war between the US and China have significantly raised prices in the bond market. While in Europe the yield on the Bund has fallen to -0.18%, in the US the T-bond is marking two years low with a TIR of 2.22%.

A price-to-earnings-ratio of 12.2x to start 2019

Europe’s irrelevance in the Iran issue is boosting European stocks

Alphavalue | Trump’s capacity for confusing the markets is now a distinctive trait. Tearing up the nuclear agreement with Iran does not seem to be fuelling a new wave of fear about a war breaking out or an energy shock. The markets learned an early lesson with North Korean, when the conversations about nuclear glaciation suddenly led to the handshake on the other side of the border.


Danone

EuroStoxx50 Analysis: Danone

Danone is a French food and agriculture company, headquartered in Paris. It has four business divisions: (i) Fresh dairy products (49% ventas), (ii) Waters (23%), (iii) Early Life Nutrition(21%) and (iv) Medical Nutrition (7%).

 


Investors

Bankinter: Spain’s Ibex to reach 12,878 points (+12%) in 2015

The Corner | March 30, 2015 | While much of the attention is focused on bonds, it should also be noted that stocks and real estate market are also worth more. How much? Bankinter analysts forecast that Spain’s Ibex will reach 12,878 points (potential + 12%) in 2015; EuroStoxx50, 4,338 (+ 18%); S&P 500, 2,333 (+ 10%). The Japanese Nikkei remains the least attractive option at 20.305 (+ 4%).