German stocks - Factors to watch on November 8 | Reuters

FRANKFURT Nov 8 The DAX top-30 index looked set to open 0.1 percent lower on Tuesday, according to premarket data from brokerage Lang & Schwarz at 0710 GMT.

The following are some of the factors that may move German stocks:

DEUTSCHE BANK

Indicated 0.4 percent higher

The European Banking Authority has told the European parliament in a letter that the regulator was not responsible for exceptions granted to Deutsche Bank during bank stress tests earlier this year, Handelsblatt reported, citing the letter. EBA Chairman Andrea Enria said in the letter that the European Central Bank and national regulators authorised the exceptions, according to Handelsblatt.

DEUTSCHE POST

Indicated 0.7 percent higher

The postal and logistics group said it would continue to invest in its European parcel delivery network after strong demand for deliveries of goods to shoppers buying online helped drive third-quarter results.

HENKEL

Indicated 1.3 percent higher

The consumer goods group posted consensus-beating third quarter results, boosted by growing demand in emerging markets and particularly strong sales in Asia.

RWE

Indicated 0.1 percent lower

The utility's CEO Martin Schmitz told Handelsblatt the company was working on an "equity story" to be presented in spring. RWE might expand within Europe but financial means were limited, he was quoted as saying.

VOLKSWAGEN

Indicated 0.3 percent higher

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