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Global markets live: Ericsson, Netflix, Roche...

04/21/2021 | 10:22am EDT

News is largely dominated by first-quarter results for several large companies, in particular ASML, Heineken, Ericsson, Carrefour, Kering and Netflix, which disappointed with subscriptions below expectations. In the mergers and acquisitions market, Discord reportedly turned down Microsoft, while Toshiba rejected the proposed takeover of CVC, without cutting ties.

Earnings season. Roche, ASML, Verizon, BHP Group, Nextera, Heineken, Ericsson, Sartorius Stedim Biotech, Deutsche Börse, Antofagasta , Worldline, Akzo Nobel, Carrefour are among companies reporting their earnings today.

Carrefour, the French retailer, posted solid organic growth of 4.2% in Q1. At the same time, it announced a €500m share buyback plan.

Kering: Q1 sales jumped 26% thanks to the rebound of Gucci.

L' Oréal is to launch a €1.2bn share buyback programme in mid-June.

Nobel: Dutch chemical company posted adjusted earnings of €307m in Q1, up 43% year-on-year and ahead of market consensus.

ASML: the group ended Q1 with a net profit of €1.33bn, above market expectations. Revenue growth is expected to reach 30% this year, a significant increase on the previous estimate of "at least 10%".

BHP Group: iron ore production forecast to be at the top end of guidance in 2021.

Ericsson: the telecom equipment maker reported Q1 adjusted operating results of SEK5.3bn, against a consensus of SEK5bn.

Heineken: sales stabilized in Q1, which is better than analysts expected.

Netflix: the stock fell 8.7% in the after-hours after reporting results that were deemed disappointing in terms of new subscribers.

Roche: Q1 sales fell slightly to CHF14.93bn. The company is targeting 1-5% growth in sales excluding foreign exchange this year.

Zalando: preliminary Q1 results beat expectations.

Discord has reportedly finally rebuffed Microsoft's takeover offer, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Toshiba pushes back CVC's offer but is willing to talk.

Apple is dusting off its iMac and iPad lineup and launching paid podcasts.

Foxconn will ultimately invest only $672M, not $10B, in the Wisconsin plant promoted by Donald Trump.

CaixaBank to cut more than 8,000 jobs in Spain.

Anta Sports ' largest shareholder to sell $1.5bn of shares.

Landis+Gyr acquires software developer True Energy. WeWork introduces crypto-currencies as payment method. Blablacar valued at $2bn in a funding round. Key earnings releases.


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ADOCIA 4.03% 9.82 Real-time Quote.13.73%
AIR FRANCE-KLM -4.58% 3.919 Real-time Quote.-19.79%
AKZO NOBEL N.V. 0.68% 104.1 Real-time Quote.17.69%
AMAZON.COM, INC. -6.87% 3350.52 Delayed Quote.10.53%
ANTA SPORTS PRODUCTS LIMITED -2.70% 169.3 End-of-day quote.37.75%
ANTOFAGASTA PLC -2.48% 1494.5 Delayed Quote.6.39%
APPLE INC. 0.06% 145.68 Delayed Quote.9.76%
ASML HOLDING N.V. -0.58% 639 Real-time Quote.61.67%
ATOS SE -2.14% 40.32 Real-time Quote.-44.91%
BHP GROUP 0.30% 53.49 End-of-day quote.26.07%
CAIXABANK, S.A. -4.13% 2.505 Delayed Quote.24.37%
CARREFOUR -3.81% 15.66 Real-time Quote.16.04%
COMCAST CORPORATION 1.44% 58.94 Delayed Quote.10.90%
COVIVIO -0.48% 79.24 Real-time Quote.5.67%
DEUTSCHE BÖRSE AG -1.23% 140.75 Delayed Quote.2.33%
EKINOPS -0.52% 7.64 Real-time Quote.12.78%
EOS IMAGING 0.00% 2.45 End-of-day quote.5.60%
ERICSSON -0.11% 98.87 Delayed Quote.1.37%
EURAZEO SE 0.25% 81.7 Real-time Quote.46.85%
EUROPLASMA -0.96% 0.3714 Real-time Quote.-83.27%
FOCUS HOME INTERACTIVE -0.40% 50.3 Real-time Quote.-21.34%
FOXCONN INDUSTRIAL INTERNET CO., LTD. 2.09% 11.22 End-of-day quote.-18.04%
GL EVENTS -1.47% 13.42 Real-time Quote.35.66%
GROUPE LDLC -1.68% 64.5 Real-time Quote.52.91%
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INVIBES ADVERTISING N.V. -0.63% 15.9 Real-time Quote.113.33%
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KERING -0.51% 756.2 Real-time Quote.27.88%
KUMULUS VAPE 3.33% 12.4 Real-time Quote.90.48%
L'ORÉAL 0.26% 385.9 Real-time Quote.23.84%
LANDIS+GYR GROUP AG -0.90% 71.5 Delayed Quote.3.96%
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NETFLIX, INC. 0.88% 518.73 Delayed Quote.-3.96%
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NEXTERA ENERGY 0.15% 78.25 Delayed Quote.1.31%
ROCHE HOLDING AG 0.79% 350.35 Delayed Quote.12.49%
SARTORIUS STEDIM BIOTECH 1.97% 481.3 Real-time Quote.62.09%
SIDETRADE S.A 0.00% 161 Real-time Quote.36.44%
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VALNEVA SE -1.82% 11.86 Real-time Quote.55.87%
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS -0.13% 55.91 Delayed Quote.-5.16%
WORLDLINE -1.35% 78.91 Real-time Quote.1.13%
ZALANDO SE -3.64% 93.76 Delayed Quote.6.85%