European Factors to Watch-Indexes seen opening a touch higher

miércoles 7 de enero de 2015 02:25 GYT
 

LONDON, Jan 7 (Reuters) - Financial spreadbetters expected Britain's FTSE
100 to open 12 to 15 points higher, or up as much as 0.2 percent,
Germany's DAX to open 16 to 20 points higher, or as much as 0.2 percent
higher, and France's CAC 40 to open 11 to 12 points higher, or up as
much as 0.3 percent.
    
    MAJOR EUROPEAN COMPANIES REPORTING:    
                 J Sainsbury PLC    Q3 2014-15 Trading Statement 
                 Persimmon PLC      Trading Statement for 2014
    
    MAJOR MACROECONOMIC DATA/EVENTS (GMT)        :
    0700 DE Retail sales Nov
    0855 DE Undemployment Dec
    1000 EZ Inflation Dec
    1315 US ADP National Employment Dec
    1330 US International Trade Nov
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  MARKET SNAPSHOT AT 0622 GMT:
        
                                                 LAST    PCT CHG       NET CHG
 S&P 500                                     2,002.61    -0.89 %        -17.97
 NIKKEI                                      16885.33     0.01 %          2.14
 MSCI ASIA EX-JP                               458.51    -0.05 %         -0.24
 EUR/USD                                       1.1873    -0.13 %       -0.0015
 USD/JPY                                       118.96     0.48 %        0.5700
 10-YR US TSY YLD                               1.951         --         -0.01
 10-YR BUND YLD                                 0.448         --         -0.01
 SPOT GOLD                                  $1,214.80     -0.3 %        -$3.65
 US CRUDE                                      $47.34    -1.23 %         -0.59
 
  > EURO HITS FRESH LOW BEFORE INFLATION TRIAL, BONDS BOOM         
  > US STOCKS-WALL ST ENDS DOWN 5TH SESSION; OIL PRICES FALL FURTHER      
  > NIKKEI SET TO SNAP 4-DAY LOSING STREAK, BOJ DEMAND SUPPORTS           
  > LONG BOND YIELD NEARS LANDMARK LOW AMID GLOBAL GROWTH WORRIES       
  > EURO BUFFETED AHEAD OF INFLATION DATA, DOLLAR BOUNCES VS YEN        
  > SAFETY BIDS KEEP GOLD NEAR 3-WEEK HIGH AS STOCKS TUMBLE             
  > LONDON COPPER STUCK NEAR 4-1/2-YEAR LOWS ON OIL ROUT; EYES $6,000  
  > OIL PRICES REMAIN WEAK ON SUPPLY GLUT, LOW ASIAN AND EUROPEAN GROWTH 

 (Reporting by Francesco Canepa; Editing by Sudip Kar-Gupta)