European Factors to Watch on Friday, August 21

viernes 21 de agosto de 2015 01:24 GYT

LONDON, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Financial spreadbetter IG expected Britain's FTSE
100 to open 144 points lower, or down 2.2 percent, Germany's DAX
 to open 325 points lower, or down 3.1 percent, and France's CAC 40
 to open 121 points lower, or down 2.5 percent.
 Koninklijke Vopak NV                Interim 2015 Koninklijke Vopak NV
                                     Earnings Release
    0600    DE    Gfk Consumer Sentiment
    0700    FR    Markit Flash PMI
    0730    DE    Markit Flash PMI
    0800    EZ    Markit Flash PMI
    0830    GB    PSNB
    1230    CA    CPI Inflation
    1345    US    Markit Manufacturing PMI
    1400    EZ    Consumer Confidence
    1430    US    ECRI Weekly
  > GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, oil tumble after grim China PMI        
  > U.S. stock futures tumble to 6-month low after weak China PMI    
  > Nikkei drops to 6-week low on Wall Street fall, China worries    
  > TREASURIES-Yields fall, Fed rate hike in Sept seen less likely    
  > FOREX-Aussie hit by weak China PMI; risk aversion lifts euro    
  > Gold near 5-week top as China worries spark safe-haven demand     
  > LME copper targets seventh weekly loss as China factories slow    
  > Oil on track for longest weekly losing streak in 29 years    

 (Reporting by Alistair Smout)