FRANKFURT Nov 21 The following are some of the factors that may move German stocks on Wednesday:
The chemicals maker said it made an agreed 664 million euro ($850 million) takeover offer for Norway's Pronova BioPharma , a maker of omega-3 fatty acids, to shore up its food supplements business.
MetroPCS said the U.S. Department of Justice requested more information regarding the proposed merger with Deutsche Telekom's U.S. unit. MetroPCS said it continues to expect the deal to close in the first half of 2013.
German financial authorities cleared the way for Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. to own a majority in the German pay-TV company.
The sugar company said it planned to issue up to 15 million new shares to finance the repurchase of a convertible bond.
The German real estate company posted third-quarter earnings before interest and tax of 79.6 million euros versus a Reuters poll average of 87.7 million euros.
OVERSEAS STOCK MARKETS
Dow Jones -0.1 pct, S&P 500 +0.1 pct, Nasdaq little changed at Tuesday's close.
Nikkei +0.9 pct at 0626 GMT.
EUROPEAN FACTORS TO WATCH
REUTERS TOP NEWS (Reporting by Harro ten Wolde and Ludwig Burger)