The AEX was 2% higher at 568.3 points at eleven o’clock. The AMX rose 1.9% to 813.4 points.
There was also a festive atmosphere at the other European fairs. The British FTSE 100, the German DAX and the French CAC 40 won 1.9%, 2.3% and 2.2% respectively.
Index futures pointed to a 0.6% to 0.9% higher start of the US stock markets at 3:30 pm this afternoon. On Monday, the Dow Jones index gained 1.3%, while the Nasdaq index fell 0.4%.
The mood in Asia was good this morning, with a 1.9% higher closing for the Japanese Nikkei index.
Investors draw hope from US President Donald Trump’s announcement that prominent Democrats Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer want to meet him to negotiate a deal on a new economic bailout package. Previously, the Republicans and Democrats could not agree on this.
The Dutch main funds went Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield with a profit of 9.6% in the lead. The investor in shopping centers is the worst performing AEX fund this year with a loss of almost two thirds.
Financial institutions, which have also lagged far behind ABN Amro, Aegon and ING climbed 4.2%, 5.2% and 4.8% respectively.
Shell rose 3.9%, helped by the further rise in oil prices.
Prosus was 2.5% in recovery, partly thanks to a buy recommendation from Deutsche Bank. The investor went down in the past few days as Trump banned US transactions with WeChat. This is owned by Prosus’ by far Tencent’s most important holding.
Soil researcher excelled at the medium-sized funds Fugro with a profit of 7%, after being taken off the sales list by ABN Amro.
Pharming took 0.2%. On Monday, the biopharmaceutical shot up 9% as it began researching its drug’s effectiveness in a larger group of corona patients.
Technology company TKH lost 2.5%, after the presentation of its half-year results. The forecast for the entire year was disappointing.
Smallcap Vastned climbed 5%, after a hefty price target increase to € 24 by Berenberg. The German bank uses holding advice for the real estate fund. Industry colleague Wereldhave rose 4.1%.
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