European markets looked set to open slightly higher Friday, after U.S. economic data came in stronger than expected and with a slew of rate hike decisions due next week.
European markets are heading for a negative open on Wednesday, continuing a negative trend seen at the end of Tuesday’s trading session, despite data out of the eurozone showing an uptick in business activity in the region’s services and manufacturing sectors.
European markets are heading for a higher open on Tuesday with investors awaiting the latest flash purchasing managers’ index data from the euro zone in January. PMIs track business activity in the services and manufacturing sectors.
European markets are set to follow the positive trend set in markets in Asia-Pacific overnight, with stocks expected to open higher, buoyed by cooling inflation data in the U.S. last week which has lifted investor sentiment.