German stocks - Factors to watch on January 18
The DAX top-30 index looked set to open 0.4 percent higher on Wednesday, according to premarket data from brokerage Lang & Schwarz at 0736 GMT.
Nov 21 Jericho Oil Corp :
* Jericho Oil Oklahoma Corp has been named as one of 27 defendants in class action petition filed in district court of Pawnee County Oklahoma
* No specific damage amount is alleged in action
* Petition alleges that named oil and gas companies caused man-made earthquakes through disposal of fracking wastewater Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
FRANKFURT, Jan 18 German media group Bertelsmann may raise its stake in book publisher Penguin Random House, its joint venture with Britain's Pearson, it said on Wednesday after Pearson said it intended to issue an exit note.
LONDON, Jan 18 Britain's competition watchdog said on Wednesday that Mastercard's proposals might be acceptable in addressing its concerns over the acquisition of payments processing company Vocalink.