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Europe week Ahead: Even Germans get the blues

Friday, April 12, 2013 - 02:47

April 12 - A forecast tumble for Germany’s ZEW index may knock European recovery hopes next week. Meanwhile, Carrefour and Nokia crank up earnings season and incoming BoE governor Mark Carney speaks to Reuters.

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Recovery or relapse next week's economic data and earnings numbers may tell which one Europeans heading full. The Soledad to the key political and financial events of the next seven days next week's key data point may not its hopes very much -- -- -- -- W seven have investor sentiment analysts. And the -- looking economic sentiment index is seen falling again economists polled by Reuters predict it will -- to 42. Even further below the -- fifty point level. The last month's surprise drop to 48 and a half. ECB president married Draghi may tell us what he makes of facts and the week's inflation data when he speaks of the European Parliament on choose state. How much encouragement scene for the UK retail sales retail prices and the claimant count -- seen heading the wrong way over the course of next week. Retail sales for march expected to slump into negative territory on the yet and on the month that that may be partly down to the cold weather that gripped the country over the period. Any downside surprises on the -- to add to a -- context for Thursday's meeting of G-20 finance ministers. Disagreement have a stimulus mrs. austerity very much the backdrop to the meetings and reports suggesting. That the US and German finance ministers again disagreed on the issue it talks this week. The next governor of the Bank of England in the spotlight next week as well -- Connie speaks exclusively to Reuters at 4 PM London time Thursday. I. I think -- be a more severe challenge in the UK given the continued deleveraging in -- the banking and private sector and then simultaneously fiscal consolidation. I'm I'm I'm back to think is one degree or challenge a second one is that the the MPC members of very independent minded. Tommy's parents will come a day off to the latest bank -- minutes most analysts guessing they'll show no change in the six to three vote against new stimulus measures. Meanwhile earnings numbers next week we'll have a big say in whether European equities consumer Roland Thursday as the big date. Talk for among the names are pulled out today analysts looking for more fruits of the company's expansion plans in Brazil and China off to the C Yeltsin earlier this month but growth that was insufficient. China rules our focus a troubled mobile phone giant Nokia the Finnish firm saying earlier this month. And it was closing its flagship Shanghai store as part of a move to cut costs analysts expecting more details. On its revamped China strategy when it reports Q1 numbers nationally and -- -- among the other firms to give us first quarter figures on Thursday. That's a look ahead to next week's market moving stories. I'm so -- Israel's.

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Europe week Ahead: Even Germans get the blues

Friday, April 12, 2013 - 02:47