In Europe, the London Stock Exchange ended steady Friday, alone among European to not know a fourth decline in a row, thanks in particular to a rumour of interest of Gazprom to Scottish and Southern Energy, domestic fourth British energy provider. Futsee 100 has completed an increase of 0.2 point, index is stable, at 6.116,20 points.
S & S was one of the biggest winners of the day, taking 3.39, 1.465 pence, after rumours of subscription by the Russian giant of a loan of $ 2 billion over three to five years, which would be intended for the buyout of the British. The hopes of consolidation have also benefited to Drax, up 3.37, 735,50 pence, and National Grid, which won 0.87, to 757 pence. For its part, the number one Tesco supermarkets won 2.07, to 431,75 pence, when it was revealed that us Billionaire Warren Buffett had acquired a 2.9 stake in the group, which is a breakthrough in the United States.
At Frankfurt, the DAX 30 stars values index dropped 0.56, to 6.603,32 points, returning virtually to its levels from the beginning of the year. Mean values MDax index has lost 0.32, to 9.533,46 points.
Deutsche Telekom dropped 3.52, to 12,61 EUR, continuing its momentum from the previous day when he announced a quarterly net loss and restructuring measures. The number one world of software packages, SAP has relapsed from 2.88 to EUR 35.06. The action had climbed 3.88 Thursday, on rumours of press stating that the Silver Lake investment fund would be interested in an entry in its capital.
In the United States, Wall Street ends down Friday, the Dow Jones index losing 0.98, to 12.114,10 points, while the Nasdaq gave 1.51, to 2.368 points. The expanded & Standard Poor's 500 index has lost his side 1.14, to 1.387,17 points.
Among the values in view, Dell, second largest computer manufacturer, took 0.74, to $ 23,18, while he announced results in net decline in the 4th quarter of fiscal year 2006-2007, with a decline in sales and a fall in net profit but a benefit by action a little superior to the expectations. E-mail UPS group lost 69,47 $ 0.93, after indicating he was going to cancel its order for 10 A380-cargo, due to delays taken by the future giant aircraft and strategic reorientations of the European Airbus. Boeing, the US-based competitor of Airbus, has lost 0.93, to 87,03 dollars, after indicating that he could halt production at its military cargo "by mid-2009" C17 plane due to lack of orders.
Ford and Microsoft declining
Ford lost 2.32 to 7.59 $. The Automotive Group concluded an agreement final to sell its subsidiary Automobile Protection Corporation (Apco), specialist of contracts for services related to vehicles, the Fund Trident IV, a fund managed by Stone Point Capital. The Microsoft IT group lost 1.17, to $ 27,76, when he won the second of its series of trials against the Alcatel-Lucent, the tribunal decided to dismiss Alcatel-Lucent ( 1.21 9,41 dollars) who accused Microsoft of violating its patents for speech recognition.