European Factors to Watch-Shares seen opening slightly lower

viernes 6 de marzo de 2015 02:17 GYT
 

LONDON, March 6 (Reuters) - Financial spreadbetters predicted Britain's FTSE
100 to open 3 to 6 points lower, or down as much as 0.09 percent,
Germany's DAX to fall 2 to 7 points, or as much as 0.06 percent, and
France's CAC 40 to drop 6 to 9 points, or as much as 0.18 percent, on
Friday.
    
    EUROPEAN COMPANIES REPORTING:
    - Q4 2014 Parmalat SpA Earnings Release
    - Q4 2014 Atlantia SpA Earnings Release
    - Full Year 2014 Marshalls PLC Earnings Release

    U.S. COMPANIES REPORTING :
    Q4 2014 Staples, Inc.                     
    
    MACROECONOMIC DATA/EVENTS (GMT)  :
    0700 DE Industrial Output
    0745 FR Trade
    1000 EZ Revised GDP
    1330 US Non-farm payrolls
    1330 US International Trade
    1530 US ECRI Weekly
   
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  MARKET SNAPSHOT AT 0613 GMT: 
  
                                                  LAST   PCT CHG    NET CHG   
 S&P 500                                      2,101.04    0.12 %       2.51   
 NIKKEI                                          18971    1.17 %     219.16   
 MSCI ASIA EX-JP                                485.12    0.34 %       1.66   
 EUR/USD                                        1.1019   -0.08 %    -0.0009   
 USD/JPY                                        120.04   -0.07 %    -0.0900   
 10-YR US TSY YLD                                2.117        --       0.01   
 10-YR BUND YLD                                  0.343        --      -0.01   
 SPOT GOLD                                   $1,198.74    0.05 %      $0.54   
 US CRUDE                                       $50.95    0.37 %       0.19   
  > DOLLAR REVVED UP FOR JOBS DATA, NIKKEI HITS A HIGH 
  > WALL ST CLOSES UP SLIGHTLY AHEAD OF JOBS REPORT 
  > NIKKEI HITS FRESH 15-YR HIGH ON ECB; FAMILYMART FALLS ON MERGER TALKS 
  > BOND PRICES MOSTLY FLAT AHEAD OF U.S. JOBS REPORT 
  > U.S. JOBS DATA NEXT TEST FOR BULLISH DOLLAR, EURO STRUGGLES 
  > GOLD HOVERS NEAR $1,200, SET FOR WEEKLY DIP ON ROBUST DOLLAR 
  > COPPER EYES SMALL WEEKLY LOSS AS STRONGER DOLLAR DRAGS 
  > BRENT CLIMBS ABOVE $61 ON MIDEAST SUPPLY CONCERNS 
 

 (Reporting by Atul Prakash)