European Factors to Watch on Friday, Aug 22

viernes 22 de agosto de 2014 01:09 GYT
 

PARIS, Aug 22 (Reuters) - Financial spreadbetters expected Britain's FTSE
100 to open 2 points lower, or down 0.03 percent, Germany's DAX 
to open 5 points lower, or down 0.05 percent, and France's CAC 40 to
open 3 points lower, or down 0.07 percent.
    
    MAJOR EUROPEAN COMPANIES REPORTING :
    POLYUS GOLD INTERNATIONAL LTD         H1         
    
    MAJOR U.S. COMPANIES REPORTING :
    No major company due to report results.
    
    MAJOR MACROECONOMIC DATA/EVENTS (GMT)  :
    No major data expected.
    
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  MARKET SNAPSHOT AT 0507 GMT: 
                                         LAST   PCT CHG  NET CHG
 S&P 500                             1,992.37    0.29 %     5.86
 NIKKEI                              15550.43   -0.23 %   -35.77
 MSCI ASIA EX-JP                       512.71    0.46 %     2.37
 EUR/USD                               1.3285    0.03 %   0.0004
 USD/JPY                               103.76   -0.06 %  -0.0600
 10-YR US TSY YLD                       2.410        --     0.00
 10-YR BUND YLD                         0.994        --     0.00
 SPOT GOLD                          $1,279.25    0.18 %    $2.26
 US CRUDE                              $93.83   -0.14 %    -0.13
 
  > GLOBAL MARKETS-ASIAN SHARES HITCH A RIDE ON WALL STREET'S RECORD 
  > US STOCKS-S&P 500 SETS RECORD CLOSE ON SIGNS OF HEALTHIER ECONOMY 
  > NIKKEI RISES FOR 10TH DAY ON STRONG U.S. SHARES, DATA 
  > FOREX-DOLLAR RALLY PAUSES AS JACKSON HOLE TAKES CENTRE STAGE 
  > GOLD NEAR 2-MONTH LOW; SET FOR WEEKLY DROP ON INTEREST RATE FEARS 
  > METALS-LONDON COPPER EYES BIGGEST WEEKLY RISE IN SEVEN WEEKS 
  > BRENT BELOW $103, HEADS FOR 2ND WEEKLY LOSS AS OIL GLUT PERSISTS 
    

 (Reporting by Blaise Robinson)