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Richemont (CFRUY) reported a drop in operating profits yesterday, revealing an overall down-tick in the luxury sector, CNBC's Robert Frank reported.
The luxury goods maker had warned in July that full-year revenue growth could lag that target.
U.S. futures are steady, pointing to a positive opening.
But the Baume & Mercier maker insists it's well positioned, with a strong balance sheet and portfolio of long-established brands.
Analysts point to industry overcapacity and high inventories but note that consumption is robust, particularly in China.
Airline stocks drop following terror attack; 10-year German bond yield rises above 0% for first time since Brexit vote
A strong Swiss franc dents sales in key markets.
Luxury goods maker Richemont bucks the positive trend after delivering a gloomy prognosis.
A mining recovery helps push the FTSE 100 higher, while the Dax rises after more weak price data.
The Cartier maker misses consensus expectations in the full year and says a 'meaningful improvement' in the environment is doubtful any time soon.
European stocks fell again on Thursday, taking their cue from Asia on concerns about global growth and fading expectations of an imminent U.S. interest rate hike.
European stocks are mixed on Thursday, as an upset by Switzerland's central bank hammered shares in the Alpine nation.
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