(ADVISORY- Reuters plans to replace intra-day European and UK stock market reports with a Live Markets blog on Eikon - see cpurl://apps.cp./cms/?pageId=livemarkets for site in development. See the bottom of the report)
MILAN, May 13 (Reuters) - European shares were seen opening slightly lower on Friday.
Financial spreadbetter IG expected Britain’s FTSE 100 to open 11 points lower, or 0.2 percent, and Germany’s DAX to open 27 points lower, or 0.3 percent.
——————————————————————————————————————— MARKET SNAPSHOT AT 0506 GMT: > Asia shares slip, yen near 2-wk low on BOJ stimulus expectations > Wall Street mixed as Apple tumbles to two-year low > Nikkei skids 1.2 pct, Apple suppliers tumble on demand worries > Prices fall as Fed’s Rosengren bullish on economy > Dollar holds gains, U.S. data awaited for fresh incentives > Gold eyes worst week since March on dollar strength > London copper faces second weekly loss amid dollar pressure > Oil prices fall on stronger dollar; Russia warns of longer crude glut
ADVISORY- Reuters plans to replace intra-day European and UK stock market reports with a Live Markets blog on Eikon (see cpurl://apps.cp./cms/?pageId=livemarkets for site in development). In a real-time, multimedia format from 0600 London time through the 1630 closing bell, it will include the best of our market reporting, Stocks Buzz service, Eikon graphics, Reuters pictures, eye-catching research and market zeitgeist. Breaking news and dramatic market moves will continue to be alerted to all clients and we will continue to provide a short opening story and comprehensive closing reports.
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Mike Dolan, Markets Editor EMEA.
Reporting by Danilo Masoni