Swiss stocks - Factors to watch on Feb 19

viernes 19 de febrero de 2016 03:06 GYT

ZURICH Feb 19 (Reuters) - The Swiss blue-chip SMI was seen opening down 0.19 percent at 7901.34 points on Friday, according to premarket indications by bank Julius Baer .

The following are some of the main factors expected to affect Swiss stocks on Friday:


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