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Equity Handover 8th April 2019 - TEST II

Stock market snapshot as of [08/04/2019 13:18:59]

  • Another soft print of German data saw imports and exports fall hard in February, tilting the balance of sentiment to the cautious side in Europe
  • A such, car shares return some of last week’s optimistic gains, leaving the sector as the region’s deepest underperformer
  • The backdrop is U.S.-China trade talks that ended on Friday with both sides claiming progress, though with no conclusive deal sealed. Discussions are scheduled to resume this week
  • There are key risk events ahead to help investors kick the tires of global economic fundamentals. These include the ECB’s meeting and press conference on Wednesday, when it is widely expected to sit the month out, aside from possible shifts in tone about downside risks. The same day, the Fed’s March meeting minutes will be dissected for more details on balance sheet reduction and any giveaways on FOMC members leaning towards a cut. Elsewhere, markets price almost zero risk that Britain will run out of Article 50 time. The EU is widely expected to grant another extension when the bloc meets on Wednesday, the key uncertainty being how long
  • Wall street stock index futures contracts trade mildly lower with the Dow worst-off, losing 0.3%

Corporate highlights



Event Type



Event Name



Earnings Release

Delta Air Lines Inc


Q1 2019 Delta Air Lines Inc Earnings Release



Sales Release

Costco Wholesale Corp


March 2019 Costco Wholesale Corp Corporate Sales Release



Earnings Release

Fastenal Co


Q1 2019 Fastenal Co Earnings Release



Earnings Release

Wells Fargo & Co


Q1 2019 Wells Fargo & Co Earnings Release



Earnings Release

PNC Financial Services Group Inc


Q1 2019 PNC Financial Services Group Inc Earnings Release



Earnings Release

JPMorgan Chase & Co


Q1 2019 JPMorgan Chase & Co Earnings Release

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