European Factors to Watch on Thursday March 5

jueves 5 de marzo de 2015 02:25 GYT
 

PARIS, March 5 (Reuters) - Financial spreadbetters expected Britain's FTSE
100 to open 11 to 12 points lower, or down 0.2 percent, Germany's DAX
 to open 8 to 13 points higher, or up 0.1 percent, and France's CAC 40
 to open 3 to 5 points higher, or up 0.1 percent.
    
    MAJOR EUROPEAN COMPANIES REPORTING:
 Full Year 2014 Adidas AG Earnings Release                                  
 Full Year 2014 Admiral Group PLC Earnings Release                        
 Full Year 2014 Aggreko PLC Earnings Release                              
 Full Year 2014 Arkema SA Earnings Release                                
 Full Year 2014 Allied Irish Banks PLC Earnings Release                   
 Q4 2014 Andritz AG Earnings Release                                       
 Q4 2014 ASM International NV Earnings Release                             
 Q4 2014 Altice SA Earnings Release                                        
 Q4 2014 RTL Group SA Earnings Release                                      
 Full Year 2014 Aviva PLC Earnings Release                              
 Q3 2015 Betfair Group PLC Earnings Release                               
 Full Year 2014 Carrefour SA Earnings Release                              
 Full Year 2014 Cobham PLC Earnings Release                              
 Preliminary Full Year 2014 Continental AG Earnings Release                
 Q4 & FY 2014 CSR PLC Earnings Release                                   
 Q4 2014 Delhaize Group SA Earnings Release                                
 Full Year 2014 Friends Life Group Ltd Earnings Release                  
 Q4 2014 Geox SpA Earnings Release                                        
 Preliminary 2014 GFT Technologies AG Earnings Release                     
 Full Year 2014 Gemalto NV Earnings Release                               
 Preliminary FY 2014 Inmarsat PLC Earnings Release                       
 Full Year 2014 Jcdecaux SA Earnings Release                               
 Full Year 2014 Kloeckner & Co SE Earnings Release                          
 Preliminary 2014/2015 London Stock Exchange Group PLC Earnings          
 Full Year 2014 Numericable Group SA Earnings Release                      
 Q1 2014/2015 SAS AB Earnings Release                                     
 Q4 2014 Scor SE Earnings Release                                          
 Full Year 2014 Schroders PLC Earnings Release                           
 Full Year 2014 Zalando SE Earnings Release                                
    MAJOR U.S. COMPANIES REPORTING          :
    Q2 2015 Costco Wholesale Corp                     
    Q1 2015 Joy Global Inc                           
    Q4 2014 Kroger Co                               
        
    MAJOR MACROECONOMIC DATA/EVENTS (GMT)        :
    0630 FR ILO Unemployment rate Q4
    0700 DE Industrical orders Jan
    0900 IT GDP final Q4
    1200 GB BOE bank rate Mar
    1230 US Challenger Layoffs Feb
    1245 EZ ECB refinancing rate Mar
    1330 US jobless claims w/e
    1500 US durable goods Jan
    1500 US factory orders Jan
        
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  MARKET SNAPSHOT AT 0620 GMT: 
                                         LAST   PCT CHG  NET CHG
 S&P 500                             2,098.53   -0.44 %    -9.25
 NIKKEI                              18751.84    0.26 %    48.24
 MSCI ASIA EX-JP                       483.96   -0.47 %    -2.28
 EUR/USD                               1.1033    -0.4 %  -0.0044
 USD/JPY                               119.86    0.18 %   0.2100
 10-YR US TSY YLD                       2.117        --     0.00
 10-YR BUND YLD                         0.380        --     0.00
 SPOT GOLD                          $1,203.10     0.3 %    $3.65
 US CRUDE                              $51.76    0.45 %     0.23
  
  > GLOBAL MARKETS-ASIA STOCKS SLIP, EURO HITS 11-YR LOW BEFORE ECB 
  > US STOCKS-WALL STREET DOWN FOR 2ND DAY AFTER RALLY; HEALTHCARE GAINS 
  > NIKKEI EDGES UP, BOJ'S ETF BUYING HELPS SENTIMENT 
  > BOND PRICES MOSTLY FLAT ON MIXED DATA AHEAD OF U.S. JOBS REPORT 
  > EURO HOVERS NEAR 11-YR LOW, WAITING DETAILS OF ECB EASING PROGRAMME 
  > PRECIOUS-GOLD RISES ABOVE $1,200, BUT ROBUST DOLLAR CURBS GAINS 
  > METALS-COPPER HOLDS STEADY AFTER CHINA REFORM PACKAGE RELEASED 
  > BRENT STICKS ABOVE $60; IRAN NEWS OFFSETS BEARISH US STOCKPILES DATA 
    

 (Reporting by Blaise Robinson)