Big day of negotiations with China. They want to make a deal, but do I? I meet with the Vice Premier tomorrow at The White House.
- Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 10, 2019
On Wednesday, he said that there was a good chance the two countries would reach a trade deal, adding: " AT in my opinion, China wants an agreement even more than I want ". These statements have found a favorable echo on the stock market, where operators are tossed with contradictory information. Thus, the Bloomberg news agency said yesterday that China remained willing to a partial agreement, despite the decision of the Trump administration to add names to its list of blacklisted Chinese companies. A few hours later, the South China Morning Post wrote that the lower-level meetings to prepare for Thursday's high-level meeting had no progress Especially on critical issues, saying that Prime Minister Liu He could leave Washington on Friday. Obviously, the meeting is maintained … The next few hours will be crucial and any statement will not fail to make investors react.
The market zaps the Fed
The latter, obsessed with the commercial question, have completely forgotten the minutes of the US Federal Reserve (Fed). The document, published Wednesday, indicates, without much surprise, that members of the monetary institution have mainly supported the principle of the last rate cut of 25 basis points but they remain divided on the strategy to adopt in the coming months . They are also more worried about the outlook for the US economy, due in part to the trade war.
In the United Kingdom, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Irish counterpart Leo Varadkar have way to a possible agreement On the thorny issue of the Irish border. Sterling took the opportunity to regain 0.9% against the dollar.
Great show for the world's No. 1 luxury
On the values front, LVMH distinguished himself. The title of the world leader in luxury has won 5.56% to 376.85 euros. The group reported better-than-expected sales in the third quarter, despite the Hong Kong crisis and trade tensions. His performance supports his parent company Christian Dior stock market (+ 4.07%) and its rival kering (+ 4.2%).
For its part, Saint Gobain(+ 4.15%) benefited from a rating from Morgan Stanley, which raised its opinion on the title of "online weighting" to "overweight".
Finally, note that Renault (+ 0.59%) announced that the board of directors, originally scheduled for October 18, will meet Friday " in order to decide on the governance of the group ". Le Figaro reported Wednesday, that President Jean-Dominique Senard seeks to dismiss the Director General Thierry Bolloré, last representative of the era Ghosn.