All sectors in the green in Europe

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All sectors are ticking higher in Europe today, as the STOXX 600 .STOXX soars to its highest since April 2022, boosted by the oil and gas sector .SXEP, which is up 1.5% after another set of bumper results from France's Total TTEF.PA and Norway's Equinor EQNR.OL.

The chemicals sector is getting a helping hand from British industrial gas company Linde LIN and Dutch paints and coatings company Akzo Nobel AKZO.AS. Meanwhile, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell's speech is still permeating the wider market with a positive mood.

BP .BP.L is providing a boost to the index on a net weighted points basis, with shares rising 3.2% to their highest since August 2019 after the oil major reported record profits for 2022 on Tuesday.

Finnish refiner Neste NESTE.HE is top riser, up 8.9% after the company posted comparable fourth-quarter core operating results that beat analysts' forecasts.

Not all stocks are enjoying the optimism. Dutch payments processor Adyen's ADYEN.AS shares are at the bottom of the index after missing analysts' expectations, while shares in Handelsbanken SHBa.ST are down 6.3% after the Swedish bank reported in-line profits but higher-than-expected costs.

(Lucy Raitano)



Wall Street must be hoping Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell would speak in public every day. Given a chance to react hawkishly to the bumper January payrolls report, Powell demurred and chose to stay boringly balanced on the rate outlook.

Asked if he regretted using "disinflation" 11 times in his media conference last week, he said no, he would do the same again.

He reiterated the "disinflationary process" was under way, but it would likely take a "significant" period of time and if the data kept coming in stronger than expected, the Fed would have to do more on rates.

Hardly earth shattering stuff, but for markets these days if Powell is not all-out in-your-face hawkish, then he's dovish. There's no middle ground. Wall Street duly rallied while Treasury yields and the dollar have eased a little, with futures priced for just two more hikes to 5.0-5.25%.

Meanwhile, the yen has had a good 24 hours which some put down to yesterday's report of strong wages figures, a sea-change for a market that has spent years ignoring Japanese data because nothing ever happened in them.

Nominal total cash earnings grew 4.8% y/y last quarter, the fastest since January 1997, thanks to an outsized 7.6% jump in December bonuses.

Faster pay growth in the spring labour talks is seen as an essential condition for the Bank of Japan (BOJ) to scale back its massive monetary stimulus.

Calls by Prime Minister Fumio Kishida for companies to raise wages seem to actually have had some effect with some big names pledging large rises recently.

On Tuesday, video game maker Nintendo Co Ltd 7974.T said it plans to lift workers' base pay by 10% even as it cut its profit outlook. It was rewarded today by the market knocking its shares down 8%.

Key developments that could influence markets on Wednesday:

- Fed's Williams, Cook, Bostic, Barr, Kashkari and Waller all speak, with Waller and Williams likely to carry the most weight with markets

- Earnings from Uber and Walt Disney, which will be the first result with Iger back in charge

(Wayne Cole)



European stocks are set for a solid start with March futures contracts STXEc1 up 0.8%, wiping out Tuesday's losses and then some.

Some blockbuster earnings are rolling in from France. Oil major TotalEnergies TTEF.PA posted a record adjusted net profit continuing a spate of positive earnings for the sector, which also includes the latest from Norway's Equinor EQNR.OL.

Meanwhile France's third biggest bank Societe Generale SOGN.PA posted higher-than-expected profit in the fourth quarter, and another bank - Italian state-owned Monte dei Paschi di Siena BMPS.MI - has also outdone expectations with its larger-than-expected quarterly profit.

In a speech on Tuesday, Fed chair Jerome Powell, while acknowledging that interest rates may need to move higher, still struck a less hawkish tone than had been feared which sent stocks higher on Wall Street overnight and on Wednesday in Asia and weighed on the dollar.

A warning signal came from the UK's largest housebuilder Barratt Developments Plc BDEV.L, after it flagged persisting market uncertainty as high mortgage rates weigh on demand and a sharp fall in house prices dent margins.

(Lucy Raitano)


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إخلاء المسؤولية: تتيح كيانات XM Group خدمة تنفيذية فقط والدخول إلى منصة تداولنا عبر الإنترنت، مما يسمح للشخص بمشاهدة و/أو استخدام المحتوى المتاح على موقع الويب أو عن طريقه، وهذا المحتوى لا يراد به التغيير أو التوسع عن ذلك. يخضع هذا الدخول والاستخدام دائماً لما يلي: (1) الشروط والأحكام؛ (2) تحذيرات المخاطر؛ (3) إخلاء المسؤولية الكامل. لذلك يُقدم هذا المحتوى على أنه ليس أكثر من معلومات عامة. تحديداً، يرجى الانتباه إلى أن المحتوى المتاح على منصة تداولنا عبر الإنترنت ليس طلباً أو عرضاً لدخول أي معاملات في الأسواق المالية. التداول في أي سوق مالي به مخاطرة عالية برأس مالك.

جميع المواد المنشورة على منصة تداولنا مخصصة للأغراض التعليمية/المعلوماتية فقط ولا تحتوي - ولا ينبغي اعتبار أنها تحتوي - على نصائح أو توصيات مالية أو ضريبية أو تجارية، أو سجلاً لأسعار تداولنا، أو عرضاً أو طلباً لأي معاملة في أي صكوك مالية أو عروض ترويجية مالية لا داعي لها.

أي محتوى تابع للغير بالإضافة إلى المحتوى الذي أعدته XM، مثل الآراء، والأخبار، والأبحاث، والتحليلات والأسعار وغيرها من المعلومات أو روابط مواقع تابعة للغير وواردة في هذا الموقع تُقدم لك "كما هي"، كتعليق عام على السوق ولا تعتبر نصيحة استثمارية. يجب ألا يُفسر أي محتوى على أنه بحث استثماري، وأن تلاحظ وتقبل أن المحتوى غير مُعدٍ وفقاً للمتطلبات القانونية المصممة لتعزيز استقلالية البحث الاستثماري، وبالتالي، فهو بمثابة تواصل تسويقي بموجب القوانين واللوائح ذات الصلة. فضلاً تأكد من أنك قد قرأت وفهمت الإخطار بالبحوث الاستثمارية غير المستقلة والتحذير من مخاطر المعلومات السابقة، والذي يمكنك الاطلاع عليه هنا.

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تحذير المخاطر: رأس مالك في خطر. المنتجات التي تستخدم الرافعة قد لا تكون مناسبة للجميع. يرجى الاطلاع على تنبيه المخاطر.