German stocks - Factors to watch on July 22
BERLIN/FRANKFURT, July 22 (Reuters) - The DAX top-30 index looked set to open 0.3 percent lower on Friday, according to premarket data from brokerage Lang & Schwarz at 0625 GMT. The following are some of the factors that may move German stocks:
Indicated 0.4 percent lower
BMW denied it was considering building a new electric car battery factory in Thailand. Thailand's industry minister had said earlier construction on such a plant was likely to start in the middle of next year with an investment of 2 billion baht ($57 million).
Indicated 0.6 percent lower
The supervisory board appointed Britta Seeger to the company's management board. Seeger becomes head of sales at Mercedes-Benz Cars for three years starting January 2017, replacing Ola Kaellenius who will become the division's R&D chief. Continuación...