German stocks - Factors to watch on November 1
FRANKFURT, Nov 1 - The DAX top-30 index looked set to open 0.1 percent lower on Thursday, which is a public holiday in some regional states.
The following are some of the factors that may move German stocks. Premarket data is provided by brokerage Lang & Schwarz at 0723 GMT.
The airport operator hopes to sell its 10 percent stake in Delhi airport by the second or third quarter of next year, Kai Zobel, Fraport's vice-president for global investments, told the Economic Times of India. Fraport would be interested in a stake in Navi Mumbai airport, he was also quoted as saying.
Indicated 0.2 percent lower
ProSiebenSat.1 has attracted three offers worth more than 1.3 billion euros ($1.7 billion) for its Nordic TV channels, two people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday, which may help to reduce the group's debt.
Indicated 0.3 percent lower
Executive-board member Johannes Nonn is leaving the company to become chief of Salzgitter competitor Schmolz + Bickenbach , German paper Financial Times Deutschland reported, without saying where it obtained the information.
Indicated 0.1 percent higher
German hospital chain Rhoen-Klinikum will name executive board member Martin Siebert chief executive officer from Nov. 7, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.
OVERSEAS STOCK MARKETS
Dow Jones -0.1 pct, S&P 500 unchanged, Nasdaq -0.4 pct at Wednesday's close.
Nikkei +0.2 pct at Thursday's close.
Former federal economy minister Werner Mueller is set to become the new head of RAG, the state-owned trust which controls chemicals maker Evonik, Sueddeutsche Zeitung reported, citing the premier of the regional state of Saarland, which is a trustee in RAG.
EUROPEAN FACTORS TO WATCH
REUTERS TOP NEWS (Reporting by Peter Dinkloh and Ludwig Burger)
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