Ahead of the Bell: Dow futures are trading up 39 points and S&P futures are trading up 4 points following record setting territory by the DJIA the past few trading session. China also provided a boost to financial markets after its February export data grew more than 21% versus a year ago, and doubled expectations. The February employment report will be in focus today. According to a survey of economists by Thompson Reuters, employers are expected to have added 160K jobs onto their payroll last month compared with 157K for the month prior, while the unemployment rate is expected to remain unchanged at 7.9%.
Other economic report on the calendar today, includes wholesale inventories for January which is expected to be 0.4% compared with -0.1% for December. The dollar is up against the euro and down against the Japanese yen and British pound. Gold is trading at $1,581. Crude oil is currently trading at...
NYSE Euronext Lisbon celebrates International Women’s Day with a special opening and closing bell ceremonies. Secretary of State for Parliamentary Affairs and Equality, Mrs. Teresa Morais ring the opening bell with Patrícia Pinto, Chairman, Investor Relations Forum, Celeste Hagatong, member of the board BPI, Sandra Correia, CEO, Nova Cortiça, Isabel Ferreira, CEO, Banco Best, Purificação Tavares, CEO, CGC Genetics, Sandra Ribeiro, Chairman, CITE, Commission for Equality on jobs and employment and Helena Garrido, Co-Director, Jornal de Negócios.
The bell ceremony is followed by a conference, to discuss topical issues such as the structure of corporate governance, the determinants of entrepreneurship, and the importance of a culture of values in business management by adding them to a "female look".
Marie-Jo Zimmermann, representing Moselle’s department in the French National Assembly and president of the Assembly's group on women's rights, opens the European trading day in Paris.
At NYSE Euronext locations worldwide female leaders and senior executives representing different organizations join the opening or closing of the markets. Marie-Jo Zimmermann visits NYSE Euronext Paris by ringing the bell, accompanied by:
Anne Lalou, Director of Web School Factory, Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Medica SA, Member of the Supervisory Board of Eurazeo and Foncia;
Sophie Reynal, Founder & Managing Director of AlliA Finance, HEC Paris alumnae's President;
Claire Malrieu, Of Counsel at Jones Day, capital markets Lawyer;
Marina Niforos, Managing Director, American Chamber of...
From Isabel Ucha, Director of Corporate Responsibility for Europe
NYSE Euronext celebrates International Women´s Day, on March 8th, with a series of bell ringing, seminars, round table discussions, conferences and presentations in our main locations, on both sides of the Atlantic.
Women’s participation in the workforce has arguably been one of the main social transformations of our times, but it also raises some of the more important challenges for a society that faces declining population trends, needs to support family structure, and promote quality education.
Diversity is at the heart of NYSE Euronext Corporate Responsibility policy, recognized as one of our core values. For NYX Diversity is about creating an inclusive environment that capitalizes on differences and enables individuals to...
Michèle Sioen and Minister Milquet opened trading in NYSE Euronext Brussels for this special occasion
Today, NYSE Euronext celebrated International Women’s Day with bell ringings and conferences across its global markets to highlight the contributions women have made in entrepreneurial, social, economic, financial and philanthropic arenas. In celebration of International Women’s Day, trading at NYSE Euronext Brussels was opened by Michèle Sioen, CEO of Sioen Industries and Member of the Board of Belgacom, ING and D’Ieteren. Joëlle Milquet, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior and Equal Opportunities was our guest of honor. The event was followed by a breakfast reception with networking opportunity.
At NYSE Euronext locations worldwide female leaders and senior executives representing...