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.
NEW YORK Nov 25 Investors pulled another $595 million from U.S.-based bond funds during the latest week, Thomson Reuters Lipper data showed on Friday, during a bond rout following the U.S. presidential election.
Stock mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in the United States attracted $452 million during the seven days through Nov. 23, the data showed, after a record week of inflows for stock ETFs the week before.
(Reporting by Trevor Hunnicutt; Editing by Chris Reese)
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.