The AEX index is 0.2% higher closed at 627.59 points. The AMX rises 0.5% to 938.88 points.
The price signs in Paris (+ 1.2%) and Frankfurt (+ 1.3%) also turn green. In London, the fair is closed on Monday due to Boxing Day.
“Investors are still walking through all the details of the Brexit agreement and weighing up which sectors and companies have been affected or can benefit”, ABN Amro trader Frank Bonsee assesses the latest reticence. On Tuesday, all heads of government of the EU member states must notify whether the agreement can be signed on their behalf.
“The stock markets are rebounding, because Trump has still given the green light for the emergency aid package,” says wealth strategist Richard Abma (OHV).
According to him, investors are also paying attention to China’s measures against online retailer Alibaba and its subsidiary Ant Group. “This is seen as a warning signal from the Chinese government. Most investors assume that the situation around Alibaba will normalize. ”
Bonsee: „The top year for the AEX is not very important in itself. It is the indication for next year already: the economy is picking up again after a wild ride. ”
The stock exchanges in New York are still trading between 0.7% and 0.8% in the plus. The news that US President Trump has nevertheless signed the corona support package for the US economy is providing relief. The effective compensation for US Treasuries, moving in the opposite direction of the price, increased 2.6 basis points to 0.956%.
Investors remain under the spell of the expanding corona virus. According to Johns Hopkins CSSE, 80.8 million people have been infected and 1.76 million people have died from it.
While many European countries are vaccinating, the new, more contagious variant of the virus is being diagnosed in more and more countries in Spain, Sweden, Canada and South Korea. The virus mutation had previously been observed in the Netherlands, Germany, France, Ireland and Japan, among others.
Brent oil closed close to $ 51.10 a barrel. Gold fell 0.2% to $ 1,875 per troy ounce (31.1 grams), silver rose 1.9% to above $ 26, paltinum (+ 1.1%) and paladium (+ 1.4%) also rose.
At bitcoin ($ 27,180) the optimism is somewhat off, the crypto currency is down 0.3% after the enormous advance. On December 22, bitcoin was listed at $ 22,267.
Aegon in the lead in AEX
Food delivery person Just Eat Takeaway profits in the lead with 2.6% price gain. Its industry rival Delivery Hero gained 8% after South Korean government approval for the acquisition against $ 4 billion from competitor Woowa, the region’s largest ordering app.
Insurer Aegon follows with 2.2% daily gain.
ASR and Unilever are behind this with 1.6% profit. Philips achieves 1.5% rise in the AEX.
Oil and gas concern Shell – according to broker BinckBank by far the most popular share among private individuals despite the recent price drop – as a heavyweight, the oil price declines from 0.8% profit to 0.3% daily loss.
Prosus Closes as the largest drop in the main funds with a loss of 3.7%. The tech investor is troubled by the share price drop Tencent (-6.7%) on the Hong Kong stock exchange.
Investors fear that the Chinese internet giant will have to deal with stricter regulations from the Beijing government. China is already tightening the reins for online shopping giant Alibaba, which is 8% lower, and its subsidiary Ant Group.
Payment processor Adyen leave 2%. Brouwer Heineken drops 0.7%.
In the AMX Air France KLM still leader with 3.1% profit. Signify has become worth 2.8% more, PostNL has been bought up to 2.5% profit.
Biotech company Pharming is at the bottom with a minus of 7.2%.
Add Value Fund opposes the takeover offer by CEO Ralph Sonnenberg of luxaflex maker Hunter Douglas (+ 1.6%). Add Value Fund owns 210,000 of the shares. Via Bergson Hldings, Sonnenberg offers € 64 per share including the 2020 dividend. The valuation is € 118.50, according to Add Value, and at that price it wants to sell shares.
Software supplier Ctac wins 1.8%. The company from Den Bosch takes a majority stake in Oliver IT, which integrates cloud systems.
In the special end-of-year episode of the Kwestie van Centen podcast, Martin Visser and Herman Stam look back on a turbulent year.
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