Swiss stocks - Factors to watch on Jan 7

Tue Jan 7, 2014 2:36am EST
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ZURICH Jan 7 (Reuters) - Swiss stocks were expected to open flat on Tuesday, as investors were cautious ahead of U.S. earnings season, while European equities were seen opening slightly higher.

The Swiss blue-chip SMI was seen virtually unchanged at 8,273 points, according to premarket indications from bank Julius Baer.

The following are some of the main factors expected to affect Swiss stocks on Tuesday.


Credit Suisse is stepping up efforts to scale back riskier fixed income areas squeezed by strict new regulation, it said on Tuesday.

CREDIT SUISSE   Continued...