FRANKFURT Dec 28 The DAX top-30 index
looked set to open 0.1 percent higher on Friday, according to
premarket data from brokerage Lang & Schwarz at 0705 GMT.
The following are some of the factors that may move German
PORSCHE SE, VOLKSWAGEN
Porsche indicated 1.2 percent higher
Volkswagen indicated 0.3 percent higher
Porsche SE on Thursday won the dismissal of a New York
lawsuit by 26 hedge funds that accused the German sports-car
maker's holding company of deceptive manipulation of the market
for VW shares in 2008.
Porsche spokesman Frank Gaube did not return calls seeking
Indicated 0.1 percent lower
A Fraport-led consortium lost out on a privatisation tender
for Portugal's airports operator ANA.
OVERSEAS STOCK MARKETS
Dow Jones -0.1 pct, S&P 500 -0.1 pct, Nasdaq
-0.1 pct at Thursday's close.
Nikkei +0.7 pct at Friday's close.
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(Reporting by Andreas Cremer and Christoph Steitz)