European stock markets are expected to open higher on Wednesday as investors evaluate the most recent Chinese industrial activity data before the critical Eurozone inflation report.
As investors absorbed the minutes of the Federal Reserve’s most recent meeting on Thursday, ahead to the release of Eurozone inflation statistics for July, trading activity on European stock markets was erratic.
European financial markets are expected to start down. Poor results from Swiss banking giant UBS dragged down Tuesday’s market, but investors remained cautious ahead of the Fed’s monetary policy meeting.
European stock markets are expected to open lower on Monday as investors remain cautious ahead of U.S. inflation data that might foreshadow another rate hike.
On Friday, European stock markets are expected to open slightly lower, ending the week cautiously ahead of a speech by ECB President Christine Lagarde and the eagerly awaited U.S. jobs report.
On Wednesday, it is predicted that European stock markets will open lower, erasing some of the week’s early gains owing to persistent inflation worries and the tightening of monetary policy to combat it.