European Factors to Watch on Monday March 23

lunes 23 de marzo de 2015 02:22 GYT
 

PARIS, March 23 (Reuters) - Financial spreadbetters expected Britain's FTSE
100 to open 17 to 21 points higher, or up 0.3 percent, Germany's DAX
 to open 2 to 7 points higher, or up 0.1 percent, and France's CAC 40
 to open 8 points higher, or up 0.2 percent.
    
    MAJOR EUROPEAN COMPANIES REPORTING:
 Q4 2014 CA Immobilien Anlagen AG Earnings Release              
 Q4 2014 National Bank of Greece SA Earnings Release            
 Full Year 2014 Nordex SE Earnings Release                      
 Pennon Group PLC Pre-Close Trading Statement Release         
 Preliminary 2014 SVG Capital Earnings Release                
 Half Year 2014/2015 YouGov PLC Earnings Release              
    MAJOR U.S. COMPANIES REPORTING          :
    No major U.S. company reporting on Monday.
        
    MAJOR MACROECONOMIC DATA/EVENTS (GMT)        :
    1400 US existing home sales Feb
    1500 EZ consumer confidence flash Mar
    
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  MARKET SNAPSHOT AT 0621 GMT: 
                                         LAST   PCT CHG  NET CHG
 S&P 500                             2,108.10     0.9 %    18.83
 NIKKEI                              19754.36    0.99 %   194.14
 MSCI ASIA EX-JP                       487.33    0.45 %      2.2
 EUR/USD                               1.0813   -0.06 %  -0.0007
 USD/JPY                               119.89   -0.12 %  -0.1400
 10-YR US TSY YLD                       1.929        --     0.00
 10-YR BUND YLD                         0.178        --    -0.01
 SPOT GOLD                          $1,181.45   -0.06 %   -$0.73
 US CRUDE                              $45.84   -1.57 %    -0.73
 
  > GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares fuelled by US shares rise on dollar 
  > Wall St rises on Nike, lower dollar; Nasdaq hits 15-yr high 
  > Tokyo's Nikkei share average closes up 0.99 pct 
  > TREASURIES-Yields dip on dovish central bank outlook, overseas demand 
  > FOREX-Dollar starts week on the defensive as post-Fed caution lingers 
  > PRECIOUS-Gold near 2-week high, retains gains on weaker dollar 
  > METALS-Copper rallies on slower US rate hike hopes; chart-based buys 
  > Oil prices drop after Saudi Arabia says it will not cut output alone 
    

 (Reporting by Blaise Robinson)