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German stocks - Factors to watch on February 5

· 02/05/2021 00:41
German stocks - Factors to watch on February 5

- The following are some of the factors that may move German stocks on Friday:


CORONAVIRUS

Germany reported 12,908 new infections and 855 more deaths.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is planning a rapid review process for quick turnaround of new COVID-19 booster shots if variants of the coronavirus emerge against which the vaccines do not provide protection, the agency's top official said on Thursday. nL1N2KB06J


BIONTECH 22UAy.DE

Pfizer Inc PFE.N has withdrawn an application for emergency-use authorization of its COVID-19 vaccine in India that it has developed with Germany's BioNTech, the company told Reuters on Friday. nL4N2KB1KZ


LINDE LIN.N

Full-year results due.


AURUBIS NAFG.DE

First-quarter results due.


LUFTHANSA LHAG.DE

The German airline said it had issued a 1.6 billion euro bond on Thursday, money that will be used to repay part of a bailout given last year by state lender KfW KFW.UL to help it cope with the COVID-19 crisis. nL8N2KA6T4


TALANX TLXGn.DE

Full-year results due.


THYSSENKRUPP TKAG.DE

A bid by Britain's Liberty Steel for the steel division of Germany's Thyssenkrupp still lacks clarity on financing, a leader for the powerful IG Metall union said. nL8N2KA70P


ECKERT & ZIEGLER EUZG.DE

The group said its Pentixapharm unit has received confirmation from the European Medicines Agency EMA that its lead candidate PENTIXAFOR may be tested directly in a phase III study. nFWN2KA1K8


TLG IMMOBILIEN

TLG Immobilien says it has appointed Roy Vishnovizki as Chief Executive Officer. nASN000SQL



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THYSSENKRUPP - no dividend proposed

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OVERSEAS STOCK MARKETS

Dow Jones .DJI +1.1%, S&P 500.SPX +1.1%, Nasdaq .IXIC +1.2% at close. .N

Nikkei .N225 +1.3%, Shanghai stocks .SSEC +0.1%. .T .SS

Time: 5:41 GMT


ECONOMY

German December industrial orders due at about 0700 GMT. Seen at -1.0% m/m.


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