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Europe Week Ahead: European corporates seen lagging US

Friday, April 20, 2012 - 03:16

April 20 - Some of Europe's biggest companies are set to report profits which fall short of the strong performance shown by their North American counterparts.

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Continued fears about Europe's debt crisis pushed investors into the sixth day of German bonds. But yields touching a fresh record low below one point 6% as rescuers -- -- press box above 6%. Other headlines on Reuters as the trading week draws to a close a surprise jump in German businessmen Ollie as one bright spot. The -- so official as Europe's biggest economy forging ahead despite the -- elsewhere. On Goldman Sachs facing a new insight to trading -- prosecutors in California investigating a Goldman employee but a possible link to the budget got mom's got on the most photo lipped about the week ahead in Europe. Flash purchasing managers dates on Monday will get a snapshot of the eurozone economy and -- the block -- -- and I told are getting deeper into recession. Palin's ability to bottle from the international markets at reputable race will be tested on Wednesday -- an optional three billion euros of long dated bonds. German bonds may be safe but they offer almost notes on. Actually coming to the market as well with an optional midterm and long term bonds on Friday. ECB president my audio -- testifies to the European Parliament on Wednesday. On the Tuesday Hungarian prime minister will be in Brussels to explain his debt reduction plans after the EU suspended 500 million euros -- last month. Still on the big picture of the frustrating of post quotes -- UK GDP on Wednesday juicy bits and avoid tipping back into recession. Economists polled by -- says a forecasting quarterly growth of zero point 1% after the fall of zero point 8% in the last quarter of last year. Mota -- north will be -- across the Atlantic though the first take on US TD can fight it should show our new growth of 2.3 percent. Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke takes center stage at a news conference on Thursday following FOMC's two day policy meeting. A string of soft your state some may have been opened the Baltimore cheer me. Any -- on for the policy easing could give that -- I'm not. So -- more QB on the cards US gulf may be slowing but not that much source says it'll come now and tomorrow some economist at ING. All we're actually seeing us. Our obsession to something which on a trend basis is still looking like decent economic -- Around 2% level but Bob's little lesson people thought back in January February. It's no reason to stop turning on the the monetary stay Gibson Dunn and filling the world with more dollars. And the one thing that hasn't really deteriorated markedly. As the late tomorrow. Finally phillips' kick off kicks off a big week for utopian company results. Caucus so far looking like also on the sides of the Atlantic compared with the storming start to US first quarter reporting season. -- gods including sector's most exposed to -- cashed up consumers such as retailers utilities and telecoms. Look out next week respondents buying some time there and Espanol other bellwethers with the with the numbers -- include Deutsche Bank Volkswagen Fiat. -- all Unilever Royal Dutch Shell on bio. That's often I would -- out each weekday mornings from Reuters today. That leads us world news market headlines on social media posts I'm -- did you vote this there's loads of.

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Europe Week Ahead: European corporates seen lagging US

Friday, April 20, 2012 - 03:16