Saham Eropa Ditutup Menguat Di Tengah Berita Merger

Pan-Eropa Stoxx 600 ditutup 0,12 persen lebih tinggi dengan sebagian besar sektor dan bursa utama di wilayah positif.

Saham media dalam performa terbaik pada Senin ini, dengan WPP memimpin kenaikan sektoral. Raksasa periklanan mempresentasikan penjualan bersih lebih tinggi dari perkiraan pada kuartal pertama tahun ini, meskipun ditinggal oleh pendirinya, Martin Sorrell. Saham melonjak 8,6 persen.

Saham ritel juga naik menyusul berita bahwa Asda dan Sainsbury akan bergabung dalam kesepakatan sekitar A�A? 15 miliar ($ 20,67 miliar). Saham Sainsbury naik lebih dari 14,5 persen. Pesaing supermarket Tesco diperdagangkan hampir 1 persen lebih rendah. Yang pertama diatur untuk kehilangan tempatnya sebagai pedagang grosir terbesar di Inggris jika merger disetujui oleh regulator. (arl)

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U.S. stocks gain at the open, McDonald helps to lift Dow

U.S. stocks opened modestly higher on Monday, as a round of deal news and some positive corporate earnings boosted positive sentiment.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.5%, to 24,435. The S&P 500 added 0.2% to 2,675. The Nasdaq Composite Index gained 0.2% to 7,135. Among the most active stocks of the day, McDonald’s Corp. jumped 4.1% after the Dow component reported results that topped analyst forecasts.

Also in focus was Sprint which fell 9.9% after news it plans to merge with T-Mobile US Inc. Shares of T-Mobile fell 3%. On the economic data front, the personal-consumption expenditures index rose to 2% year over year from a 1.7% pace in February, hitting the Federal Reserve’s inflation target for the first time in a year.

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Dow poised to rise and lock in a monthly gain on Merger Monday

U.S. stock futures pointed to a rise at the open Monday, keeping the Dow Jones Industrial Average on track for an April gain with one session left to the month.

Traders will be reacting to Sprint Corp. and T-Mobile US Inc.A?a��a�?s planned merger, as well as to economic reports, with releases on inflation and the housing market on tap.

Dow futures added 104 points, or 0.4%, to 24,387, while S&P 500 futures rose by 8.85 points, or 0.3%, to 2,680.25. Nasdaq-100 futures climbed by 37.75 points, or 0.6%, to 6,707.50.

On Friday, the Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite all finished little changed for the session and in the red for the week.

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