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Live Stock Market Updates 07/08 – AMC Stock Closes 14% Higher

Updated: 22 Mar 2021

Latest 20:27
US Markets Close

  • Dow Jones  +0.17%  27,434
  • S&P 500  +0.06%  3,351
  • Nasdaq  -0.87%  11,010

A bit of a flat end to the week, although the tech-heavy Nasdaq had a bit of a fall.

I hope you all had a positive week. Have a good weekend!

AMC Entertainment Stock Moves Higher

AMC Entertainment Stock is up over 14% at $4.75 per share after the company said that it expects all international theatres to resume operations in the text two to three weeks.

20:19 shares are up 16% at $304.73 after the company reported better than expected Q2 EPS and sales.

OpGen Inc

OpGen Inc stock is trading 53% higher at $3.36 per share after the company announced they have a 10 minute Covid-19 test kit that has been granted Emergency Use Authorisation by the FDA.

US Stock Performance

Heres how US stocks are performing so far today. Some of the big names not doing too well…


Alteryx Shares Plummet

Alteryx shares are trading 27% lower at $122.11 after the company issued Q3 and Fiscal 2020 sales guidance below analyst estimates.

European Equities Close

  • FTSE 100  +0.07%  6,031
  • DAX   +0.61%  12,668
  • EURO STOXX 50   +0.35%  3,251

The FTSE just about finishes positive for the day after a last-minute jump.

US Market Movers

Conduent Inc +87%

Kazia Therapeutics +55%

AnPac +45%

Sirius Intl Insurance Group +40%

Alteryx  -26%

Theravance Biopharma -8%

US Equities

Right, I am back in action after a small break, apologies. Let’s take a look at how US equities are performing…

  • Dow Jones  -0.54%  27,237
  • S&P 500      -0.29%  3,339
  • Nasdaq         -0.30% 11,075

Gold has plummeted as well…

Maybe I should have continued my break!

Non Farm Payrolls

Non-farm payrolls July: 1763k vs exp 1620k

US unemployment rate July: 10.25 vs exp 10.5%

Biogen Shares


Biogen Inc shares are trading higher, up 11.65% premarket, after the company announced the FDA has accepted its Aducanumab Biologics License Application for Alzheimer’s Disease with priority review.

Current price (premarket): $310

European Equities Lunchtime Update

  • FTSE 100  -0.04%
  • DAX     +0.10
  • EURO STOXX 50    -0.03$


Go-Ahead Group Shares

Go-Ahead Group’s share price has plunged over 4% to 571.5p per share.

The company yesterday announced they would be delaying the release of annual results by 14-days due to COVID-19 disruptions.

US Dollar - Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley has said that the US dollar is now at its most oversold level in over 40 years. Turns tactically neutral from its previously bearish stance.


European Movers

Scapa Group +38%

Hikma Pharmaceuticals +10%

Carmat +8%

Midwich Group +8%

Aston Martin Lagonda +6%

Global Fashion Group +6%


European Equities

  • FTSE 100   -0.06%   6,023
  • DAX    -0.13%  12,575
  • EURO STOXX 50   -0.20%   3,234

Morning Preview

Good morning all…

  • Despite the positive close on Wall Street yesterday Asia-Pac markets traded lower. The Nikkei closed -0.46% lower, while the ASX closed down -0.62%.
  • US President Trump signed executive orders banning US residents from doing business with TikTok’s parent company ByteDance and WeChat who are owned by Tencent.
  • Trump had a busy evening, he also confirmed there would be aluminium tariffs placed on Canada.
  • US Airline stocks got a lift yesterday after the State Department lifted its travel advisory against all international travel, moving to country-specific travel advice.
  • US stimulus talks are still at a standstill
  • On the calendar today we have already had German balance of trade and industrial production data (both above expectations), later today we have Canadian employment numbers, US non-farm payrolls, and Canada’s Ivey PMI.
  • Some of the names on the earnings calendar today are Arbutus Biopharma, Noble Energy, Canadian Solar, Meridian Bioscience, Ventas, and Noble Midstream Partners.

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