Greek stalemate provides stock market uncertainty
12.13 Clock: The stalemate in terms of Greece has caused continued uncertainty on the German stock market. After the ups and downs this week, investors held back mainly with commitment. The DAX lost after a brief rest until lunchtime 0.34 percent to 11 731.55 points a. The MDAX of medium values lost 0.14 percent to 20 943.79 points, while the technology index TecDax rose by 0.57 percent to 1728.09 points.
The euro zone benchmark index Euro Stoxx 50 was half a percent in the red. The rate of the euro, which had commuted the day before to the mark of 1.09 dollars, and had thus also providing strong swings in the stock market, was recently slightly higher at $ 1.0928. A stronger euro burdened the export industry because it products to buyers outside the euro zone are more expensive.
Apple manager stoking speculation about plans in the auto shop
09.04 clock: “The car is the ultimate mobile device, do not you” , said the senior manager Jeff Williams at a conference on the question of possible future product areas. But he did not specify closer: “We look at a lot of markets at.”
Williams, who is responsible for the daily operations at Apple, said the night to Thursday at a conference of technology blogs “Recode”. Exactly two years ago CEO Tim Cook had said on a precursor event, Apple devices find interesting on your wrist, and thus provide a first indication of the recently released computer clock.
At the beginning it was said that Apple had an approximately 1,000 employees strong team that was developing an electric car. As a possible launch date, the year 2020 was called. At the same time Apple could only confine in the car business, develop the software platform CarPlay for better integration of iPhones.
Nikkei and Euro rise
8.30 Clock: The Nikkei index has been trading in Tokyo 0 , 39 percent in positive territory closed. Wanted was the title of the utility Tokyo Electric Power, which were getting 4.98 percent. The euro exchange rate has continued to rise at night. One euro cost $ 1.0939 at 8:30 clock. The Dax , after yesterday’s gains premarket slightly negative expected at 11,739 points, ie 32 points less than at yesterday’s closing level in Xetra trading.
New Business: Daimler wants energy storage for building build
8.21 Clock: The automaker Daimler increase business with stationary energy storage for industrial clients and households a. The first batteries will hit the market in early summer, said the Head of Development of electrics at Mercedes-Benz Cars, Harald Kröger, the German Press Agency. Daimler used for the storage battery technology, which are also used in its electric cars. They are manufactured by the Daimler subsidiary Accumotive in Kamenz (Saxony).
The first storage for industrial applications is already on the network. Batteries for homes want to offer together with the Baden-Württemberg Daimler utility EnBW. Even the electric car pioneer Tesla had recently announced first partner in the business.