European Factors to Watch on Friday, Dec 19

viernes 19 de diciembre de 2014 02:25 GYT
 

PARIS, Dec 19 (Reuters) - Financial spreadbetters expected Britain's FTSE
100 to open 44 to 64 points higher, or up 1 percent, Germany's DAX
 to open 59 to 89 points higher, or up 0.9 percent, and France's CAC 40
 to open 39 to 52 points higher, or up 1.2 percent.
    
    MAJOR EUROPEAN COMPANIES REPORTING:
 Full Year 2014 Keller Group PLC Pre-Close Statement         
 Q4 2014 Carnival PLC Earnings                               
    MAJOR U.S. COMPANIES REPORTING          :
    Q4 2014 Carnival Corp                            
    Q3 2015 Carmax Inc                               
    Q2 2015 Paychex Inc                               
    
    MAJOR MACROECONOMIC DATA/EVENTS (GMT)        :
    0700 DE GfK consumer sentiment Jan
    0700 DE Producer prices Nov
    0745 FR business climate Dec
    0900 IT industrial orders Oct
   
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  MARKET SNAPSHOT AT 0621 GMT: 
                                         LAST   PCT CHG  NET CHG
 S&P 500                             2,061.23     2.4 %    48.34
 NIKKEI                               17621.4    2.39 %   411.35
 MSCI ASIA EX-JP                       460.63    1.65 %     7.46
 EUR/USD                               1.2284   -0.01 %  -0.0001
 USD/JPY                               119.35    0.45 %   0.5300
 10-YR US TSY YLD                       2.229        --     0.03
 10-YR BUND YLD                         0.620        --     0.01
 SPOT GOLD                          $1,198.50    0.07 %    $0.85
 US CRUDE                              $54.84    1.35 %     0.73
 
  > GLOBAL MARKETS-ASIA STOCKS RALLY, BOJ BRIGHTENS 
  > US STOCKS-WALL ST HAS BEST 2-DAY GAIN SINCE 2011 ON FED OPTIMISM 
  > TOKYO'S NIKKEI SHARE AVERAGE CLOSES UP 2.39 PCT 
  > U.S. BOND YIELDS RISE AS STOCKS RALLY AFTER FED POLICY STATEMENT 
  > FOREX-YEN SLIPS VS DOLLAR, EURO AS RISK SENTIMENT IMPROVES 
  > PRECIOUS-GOLD STEADIES BELOW $1,200, EYES WEEKLY FALL 
  > METALS-COPPER FIRMS ON SUPPLY OUTLOOK WORRIES, OIL PRICE RISE 
  > BRENT STEADY, HEADS FOR 4TH WEEKLY DECLINE AS OVERSUPPLY PERSISTS 
    

 (Reporting by Blaise Robinson; Editing by James Regan)