European Factors to Watch on Thursday July 31

jueves 31 de julio de 2014 00:55 GYT
 

PARIS, July 31 (Reuters) - Financial spreadbetters expect Britain's FTSE 100
 to open 5 points higher, or up 0.1 percent, Germany's DAX to
open 4 points lower, or down 0.04 percent, and France's CAC 40 to open
10 points higher, or up 0.2 percent.
    
    MAJOR EUROPEAN COMPANIES REPORTING :
    ALCATEL LUCENT SA                     Q2         
    ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV SA               Q2         
    BNP PARIBAS SA                        Q2         
    EVONIK INDUSTRIES AG                  Q2         
    SAFRAN SA                             H1         
    TELENET GROUP HOLDING NV              H1         
    AIR LIQUIDE SA                        H1         
    ASSICURAZIONI GENERALI SPA            Q2         
    CNP ASSURANCES SA                     H1         
    LEGRAND SA                            H1         
    METRO AG                              Q3         
    SANOFI SA                             Q2         
    SCOR SE                               H1         
    SOLVAY SA                             Q2         
    UMICORE SA                            H1         
    ENI SPA                               Q2         
    BG GROUP PLC                          Q2         
    CENTRICA PLC                          H1         
    ESSENTRA PLC                          H1         
    LLOYDS BANKING GROUP PLC              H1         
    OUTOTEC OYJ                           Q2         
    ROYAL DUTCH SHELL PLC                 Q2         
    SOCIETE B I C SA                      H1         
    SUBSEA 7 SA                           Q2         
    AEROPORTS DE PARIS SA                 H1         
    CAP GEMINI SA                         H1         
    CARREFOUR SA                          H1         
    EUTELSAT COMMUNICATIONS SA            FINAL      
    TELEFONICA SA                         H1         
    JCDECAUX SA                           H1         
    BT GROUP PLC                          Q1         
    INTU PROPERTIES PLC                   H1         
    WEIR GROUP PLC                        INTERIM    
    BANCO SANTANDER SA                    Q2         
    CNH INDUSTRIAL NV                     Q2         
    CONTINENTAL AG                        Q2         
    DUFRY AG                              H1         
    ENEL SPA                              H1         
    FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE AG & CO KGAA   Q2         
    FRESENIUS SE & CO KGAA                Q2         
    GDF SUEZ SA                           H1         
    METSO OYJ                             Q2         
    PARGESA HOLDING SA                    Q2         
    PROSIEBENSAT 1 MEDIA AG               Q2         
    PRYSMIAN SPA                          H1         
    RANDSTAD HOLDING NV                   Q2         
    TGS NOPEC GEOPHYSICAL COMPANY ASA     Q2         
    ZARDOYA OTIS SA                       Q2         
    ASTRAZENECA PLC                       Q2         
    INCHCAPE PLC                          INTERIM    
    BAE SYSTEMS PLC                       INTERIM    
    ELECTRICITE DE FRANCE SA              H1         
    FINMECCANICA SPA                      H1         
    ROLLS-ROYCE HOLDINGS PLC              H1         
    SCHRODERS PLC                         INTERIM    
    L'OREAL SA                            H1         
    VINCI SA                              H1         
    EDP ENERGIAS DE PORTUGAL SA           H1         
    LAGARDERE SCA                         H1         
    NATIXIS SA                            Q2         
    GROUPE BRUXELLES LAMBERT SA           Q2         
    DEUTSCHE LUFTHANSA AG                 Q2         
    DIAGEO PLC                            PRELIM     
    ERSTE GROUP BANK AG                   H1         
    HUGO BOSS AG                          Q2         
    SIEMENS AG                            Q3         
    VOLKSWAGEN AG                         Q2         
       
    MAJOR U.S. COMPANIES REPORTING :
    Q4 2014 Automatic Data Processing         
    Q2 2014 Apartment Investment & Management 
    Q2 2014 Apache Corp.                      
    Q2 2014 Avon Products Inc.                
    Q3 2014 Becton Dickinson and Co           
    Q2 2014 Ball Corp.                        
    Q2 2014 BorgWarner Inc.                   
    Q2 2014 Cigna                             
    Q2 2014 Colgate-Palmolive                 
    Q2 2014 CME Group Inc.                    
    Q2 2014 ConocoPhillips                    
    Q2 2014 Discovery Communications, Inc     
    Q2 2014 Delphi Automotive PLC             
    Q2 2014 DIRECTV                           
    Q2 2014 DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc    
    Q2 2014 Edison International              
    Q2 2014 Exelon Corp.                      
    Q2 2014 Expedia, Inc.                     
    Q2 2014 Fluor Corp.                       
    Q3 2014 Helmerich & Payne, Inc.           
    Q2 2014 Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc.       
    Q2 2014 Iron Mountain Incorporated        
    Q2 2014 Invesco Ltd.                      
    Q2 2014 Kellogg Co.                       
    Q2 2014 L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc. 
    Q1 2015 Legg Mason                        
    Q2 2014 MasterCard Inc.                   
    Q1 2015 McKesson Corp.                    
    Q2 2014 Mohawk Industries, Inc.           
    Q2 2014 The Mosaic Company                
    Q2 2014 Marathon Petroleum Corp.          
    Q2 2014 NiSource                          
    Q2 2014 Northeast Utilities               
    Q2 2014 Newell Rubbermaid                 
    Q2 2014 Occidental Petroleum Corp.        
    Q2 2014 PG&E Corp.                        
    Q2 2014 Progressive Corp                  
    Q2 2014 PerkinElmer                       
    Q2 2014 Pinnacle West Capital Corp.       
    Q2 2014 PPL Corp.                         
    Q2 2014 Public Storage                    
    Q2 2014 SCANA Corp.                       
    Q2 2014 TECO Energy Inc.                  
    Q2 2014 Time Warner Cable Inc.            
    Q2 2014 Western Union Co.                 
    Q2 2014 Xcel Energy                       
    Q2 2014 Exxon Mobil Corp.                 
    Q2 2014 Dentsply International Inc        
         
    MAJOR MACROECONOMIC DATA/EVENTS (GMT)  :
    0600 DE Retail sales Jun
    0645 FR Consumer Spending Jun
    0645 FR Producer Prices Jun
    0755 DE Unemployment rate Jul
    0800 IT Unemployment rate Jun
    0900 EZ Inflation, Flash Jul
    0900 IT Consumer Price Jul
    0900 EZ Unemployment rate Jun
    1130 US Challenger Jul
    1230 US Jobless claims w/e
    1345 US Chicago PMI Jul
    
    
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  MARKET SNAPSHOT AT 0455 GMT: 
                                         LAST  PCT CHG  NET CHG
 S&P 500                             1,970.07   0.01 %     0.12
 NIKKEI                              15690.06   0.28 %    43.83
 MSCI ASIA EX-JP                       510.18  -0.39 %    -2.02
 EUR/USD                               1.3392  -0.03 %  -0.0004
 USD/JPY                               102.78      0 %   0.0000
 10-YR US TSY YLD                       2.552       --     0.00
 10-YR BUND YLD                         1.177       --     0.01
 SPOT GOLD                          $1,293.80  -0.07 %   -$0.90
 US CRUDE                              $99.65  -0.62 %    -0.62
 
  > GLOBAL MARKETS-DOLLAR UP, U.S. YIELDS SURGE ON UPBEAT U.S. DATA 
  > US STOCKS-S&P 500, NASDAQ END UP AS FED IN NO RUSH TO RAISE RATES 
  > NIKKEI RISES TO FRESH 6-MONTH HIGH LED BY EXPORTERS, BANKS 
  > FOREX-BULLISH DOLLAR ON GOOD US GROWTH, MORE DATA AWAITED 
  > PRECIOUS-GOLD BELOW $1,300 AS U.S. ECONOMIC OPTIMISM DENTS DEMAND 
  > METALS-COPPER UNDERPINNED AS FED RELAXES ON RATE RISE TIMING 
  > BRENT SLIPS TOWARD $106 AS US FUEL DEMAND DISAPPOINTS 
    

 (Reporting by Blaise Robinson)