European Factors to Watch-Shares seen steady at open

miércoles 11 de mayo de 2016 02:21 GYT
 

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LONDON May 11 (Reuters) - European stock markets were seen as steady at the open on Wednesday, consolidating on solid gains made in the previous session.

Futures on the Euro STOXX 50 and Germany's DAX rose 0.1 percent. Britain's FTSE futures were flat while France's CAC futures dipped 0.1 percent.

The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index closed up 0.9 percent on Tuesday, while Greece's benchmark ATG equity index rose 3.1 percent to its highest level for 2016 after euro zone finance ministers offered to grant Greece some debt relief.

COMPANY NEWS:

ABN AMRO:

ABN Amro, the biggest Dutch bank, reported on Wednesday better than expected earnings for the first quarter, as bad loans fell.

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