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Sector
Industrials
Size
Large Cap
Market Cap £38.85bn
Enterprise Value £37.71bn
Revenue £10.54bn
Position in Universe 18th / 3900

German stocks - Factors to watch on December 16

Wed 16th December, 2020 5:55am
BERLIN/FRANKFURT, Dec 16 (Reuters) - The following are some
of the factors that may move German stocks on Wednesday:
    
    CORONAVIRUS
    Germany recorded 952 daily COVID-19 deaths, by far the
highest number since the start of the pandemic.
    Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical  600196.SS   2196.HK  said it
will buy at least 100 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine from
BioNTech  22UAy.DE  for use in mainland China next year, if the
vaccine receives approval.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL1N2IW025
    The European Commission is planning to exercise options to
buy 180 million additional doses of coronavirus vaccine, Der
Spiegel reported. The Commission is planning to buy 80 million
additional doses from Moderna  MRNA.O  and 100 million from
BioNTech and its U.S. partner Pfizer  PFE.N , it added.
    The U.S. government and Pfizer are negotiating an agreement
for more vaccine doses next year, the New York Times reported,
citing people familiar with the situation.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nFWN2IV0X5
    
    
    DEUTSCHE POST  DPWGn.DE 
    The company expects its parcel volume to rise up to 20%
year-on-year during this Christmas season, an executive told RND
newspaper group.
    
    VOLKSWAGEN  VOWG_p.DE 
    CEO Herbert Diess told top managers the company will pit its
largest plant against the Tesla  TSLA.O  factory that is under
construction near Berlin, Bloomberg reported.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL4N2IV3VI
    
    BASF  BASFn.DE 
    French mining group Eramet  ERMT.PA  and BASF announced a
partnership to process nickel and cobalt, as the two companies
step up their ambitions to supply the electric vehicle industry.
 urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL8N2IV5CA
    
    CONTINENTAL  CONG.DE 
    Capital markets day due
    
    
    LANXESS  LXSG.DE 
    The company is among suitors interested in making a bid for
private equity-backed Emerald Kalama Chemical, which could sell
for around $1 billion, Bloomberg reported.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL4N2IV3QB
    
    
    ANNUAL GENERAL MEETINGS
    KWS SAAT  KWSG.DE  - 0.70 euros/shr dividend proposed
    
        
    EX-DIVIDEND 
    AROUNDTOWN  AT1.DE  - 0.14 euros/shr dividend
        
    
    ANALYSTS' VIEWS 
    AIRBUS  AIR.PA  - JEFFERIES CUTS TO HOLD FROM BUY
    GEA  G1AG.DE  - SOCGEN RESUMES COVERAGE WITH HOLD VS SELL
RATING
    
    
    ECONOMY
    German November flash Markit PMI due at 0830 GMT.
Manufacturing seen at 56.4, services at 44.0, composite at 50.4
    
    
    DIARIES  DE/DIARY 
    REUTERS TOP NEWS  TOP/NEWS 

 (Reporting by Berlin, Frankfurt and Gdansk newsrooms)
 ((frankfurt.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com; +49 30 2888 5169))
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