FRANKFURT Feb 24 The DAX top-30 index
looked set to open 0.2 percent lower on Friday, according to
premarket data from brokerage Lang & Schwarz at 0710 GMT.
The following are some of the factors that may move German
Indicated 0.3 percent higher
The world's largest chemicals group by sales forecast it
would return to earnings growth this year after higher
petrochemical prices bolstered fourth-quarter profit.
Indicated 0.1 percent higher
Supervisory expected to meet to discuss 2016 results.
Indicated 2.1 percent lower
The company warned its 2017 EBITDA may be clearly lower in
2017 as organic growth will be modest.
Indicated 0.2 percent higher
Advent offered 58 euros per share, plus a company dividend
for 2016. The buyout firm further said it supports management
and has no plans to break up the business.
Indicated 2.4 percent higher
Nordex lowered its revenue expectation for 2017 to between
3.1 and 3.3 billion euros, due to slower business in Brazil,
India and South Africa.
BERTRANDT - dividend 2.50 eur/shr
OVERSEAS STOCK MARKETS
Dow Jones +0.2 pct, S&P 500 unchanged, Nasdaq
-0.4 pct at close.
Nikkei -0.5 pct, Shanghai stocks +0.1 pct.
Time: 7.11 GMT.
GERMAN ECONOMIC DATA
No economic data scheduled.
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(Reporting by Edward Taylor and Harro ten Wolde)