The AEX index is fractionally lower at 739.43 points around a quarter to ten. The Midkap index is down 0.2% to 1033.8 points.
The indicators in Frankfurt, London and Paris are making small gains.
Investors appear to be taking little risk due to ongoing concerns about the economic impact of the advance of the delta variant of the coronavirus. In addition, we are also looking forward to American retail sales, which will be released later in the day.
The Nikkei index in Tokyo was down 1% after the Bank of Japan’s decision to keep interest rates unchanged. The Bank of Japan has lowered its growth forecast for the world’s third-largest economy.
Takeaway sinks further
In the AEX the results are limited. real estate fund Unibail Rodamco Westfield takes the lead with a progress of 2.8%. Food Group Unilever can also count on buyer interest with a plus of 0.8%.
KPN thickens 0.5%. Swedish telecom equipment manufacturer Ericsson has won a major contract to accelerate the rollout of the US 5G network.
Just Eat Takeaway which fell sharply the previous day after a trading update, plunges another 2%. The meal delivery company said it would take over its Slovakian counterpart Bistro.sk from the Swiss media company Ringier Axel Springer.
Signify is also less to do with a price decline of 2.4%. ArcelorMittal faces a loss of 2%.
ASML loses 0.9%. According to business newspaper The Wall Street Journal, American chip giant Intel wants to buy its sector competitor GlobalFoundries for $30 billion. It would be the largest Intel acquisition ever,
IMCD win 0.2%. The chemical distributor indicated that it would acquire its Mexican counterpart Materias Químicas de México (Maquimex).
In the medium-sized funds, Air France KLM the most wanted share with a 1.4% higher price.
Galapagos shows a modest recovery with a gain of 0.2%. The previous day, the biotech fund was still beaten after a damper in its research results.
At the bottom is alfen to find. The price of the charging station manufacturer falls 2.1%.
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