European Factors to Watch on Friday, August 21

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European Factors to Watch on Friday, August 21
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LONDON, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Financial spreadbetter IG expected Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE to open 144 points lower, or down 2.2 percent, Germany's DAX .GDAXI to open 325 points lower, or down 3.1 percent, and France's CAC 40 .FCHI to open 121 points lower, or down 2.5 percent.

MAJOR EUROPEAN COMPANIES REPORTING:

Koninklijke Vopak NV

VOPA.AS

Interim 2015 Koninklijke Vopak NV

Earnings Release

MAJOR MACROECONOMIC DATA/EVENTS (GMT) ECON :

0600

DE

Gfk Consumer Sentiment

0700

FR

Markit Flash PMI

0730

DE

Markit Flash PMI

0800

EZ

Markit Flash PMI

0830

GB

PSNB

1230

CA

CPI Inflation

1345

US

Markit Manufacturing PMI

1400

EZ

Consumer Confidence

1430

US

ECRI Weekly

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> GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, oil tumble after grim China PMI

MKTS/GLOB

> U.S. stock futures tumble to 6-month low after weak China PMI

.N

> Nikkei drops to 6-week low on Wall Street fall, China worries

.T

> TREASURIES-Yields fall, Fed rate hike in Sept seen less likely

US/N

> FOREX-Aussie hit by weak China PMI; risk aversion lifts euro

FRX/

> Gold near 5-week top as China worries spark safe-haven demand

GOL/

> LME copper targets seventh weekly loss as China factories slow

MET/L

> Oil on track for longest weekly losing streak in 29 years

O/R

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