Rus News Journal

The markets of Europe were closed by growth against corporate news

the Share markets in Europe on June, 17th 2008. Were closed by increase of the basic indexes against corporate news. Trading session has successfully developed for German automobile concern Daimler which has informed that intend to redeem 10 % of the actions within the limits of the program of optimisation of the capital. In total Daimler plans to redeem about 96,4 million securities for the maximum sum 6 mlrd euro. On this background of a share of company have risen in price for 3,2 %.

Positive dynamics was shown by actions of the financial companies of Europe after messages from the largest investment bank in USA Goldman Sachs Group Inc., which has informed that the net profit for II quarter 2007 - 2008 has decreased on 11 % and has made 2,09 mlrd dollars in comparison with 2,33 mlrd the dollars, received for the similar period year before. Indicators of the financial report have surpassed expectations of analysts that has encouraged investors concerning a condition of the American economy. Thus, actions of the fourth on size of British bank Barclays Plc. Have added in the price of 3,5 %, the fifth on size in Great Britain of bank on volume of occupied market Lloyds TSB Group Plc. Have grown on 2,4 %, HBOS - on 3,4 %.

trading session for the British bank Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc has come to the end with Growth of quotations on 2,7 %. After analysts from Dresdner Kleinwort have raised recommendations about bank actions.

cost of securities of steelmaking giant Rio Tinto has increased by 3,5 % against messages in mass-media that Chinese state Chinalco can increase the share in the company.

the auctions and for the operator of hotels largest in Great Britain and restaurants Whitbread which actions after the message on sales volume growth during the current year have risen in price for 3,9 % have successfully come to the end.

Following the results of the auctions on June, 17th the British index FTSE 100 has risen on 67,30 points (+1,16 %) and has made 5861,90 points, German DAX - on 66,28 points (+0,98 %) and has made 6796,16 points, Swiss SMI - on 13,15 points (+0,18 %) - to 7251,42 points, French CAC 40 - on 28,59 points (+0,61 %) - to 4686,33 points, Amsterdam AEX - on 1,13 points (+0,25 %) and was closed on a mark in 459,83 points. The all-European index FTSE Eurofirst has grown following the results of the auctions on 0,47 % and has made 1268,90 points.