European Factors to Watch on Friday Feb 12

viernes 12 de febrero de 2016 02:11 GYT

LONDON Feb 12 (Reuters) - Financial spreadbetters expected Britain's FTSE 100 to open 111 points higher, or up 2 percent, Germany's DAX to open up 111 points, or 1.3 percent, and France's CAC 40 to open 49 points higher, or up 1.3 percent.


> GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares slip as bank fears add to gloom > Banks drag Wall St lower as growth fears, rate outlook weigh > Nikkei slumps over 5 pct, set for worst week since 2008 > FOREX-Dollar on track for steep weekly losses > PRECIOUS-Gold eyes best week in 4 years after market turmoil > METALS-London copper faces biggest weekly drop in one month > Crude prices jump 5 pct, but oversupply still damps outlook

(Reporting by Alistair Smout)