FRANKFURT, Sept 24 The DAX top-30 index
looked set to open 0.1 percent higher on Tuesday, according to
premarket data from brokerage Lang & Schwarz at 0621 GMT.
The following are some of the factors that may move German
Germany's Wintershall, the oil and gas arm of chemicals
group BASF, said it signed an agreement to search for oil in
Argentina's "Vaca Muerta" field, considered one of the largest
shale reserves in the western hemisphere.
Daimler's Mercedes-Benz unit plans to open a museum in
Beijing to showcase the heritage of the brand, the luxury
carmaker's latest bid to boost flagging sales in China where it
is outsold two to one by Audi and BMW.
The specialty chemicals maker said late on Monday it aims to
reduce administrative costs by 250 million euros ($338 million)
per year from 2016, becoming the latest in a string of European
chemicals maker to announce cutbacks.
The real estate company said late on Monday it bought
450,000 square metres of office space in the German state of
Hesse with a fair value of 800 million euros from CA Immobilien
TELEFONICA DEUTSCHLAND - Bernstein raises to
EVONIK - HSBC starts with "neutral"; price target
OVERSEAS STOCK MARKETS
Dow Jones +0.3 pct, S&P 500 +0.5 pct, Nasdaq
+0.3 pct at Monday's close.
Nikkei -0.3 pct at 0500 GMT.
GERMAN ECONOMIC DATA
Business climate index for September from the Ifo think tank
due at 0800 GMT, seen at 108.2, up from a reading of 107.5 in
EUROPEAN FACTORS TO WATCH
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(Reporting by Peter Dinkloh and Ludwig Burger)