Mar. 6 - A look to the close of the European markets and a look ahead to the next day's trading, as well as what to expect from the Asian markets overnight.
This is -- look ahead to Thursday's key political and financial offense. Central Bank -- tends to have four on Thursday with both the European central bank and the Bank of England meeting on interest rates not they're expected to move on borrowing. Rather it will be what they say on future policy that'll be watched out ash Patel from -- -- -- says the ECB needs to continue bolstering the bond markets. Most important thing that ECB can do on what they learn very quickly during this crisis is having unified voice say that they have. Unwritten limited sums of money in order to talk -- bond yields. Because otherwise traders will cement block. Well be sure to tune in at thirteen thirty G on Thursday when we'll be streaming ECB president Mario drive east news conference life. But also what -- tripled bond sale from Spain the issues maturing in 20152018. I'm 20/20 three aimed at raising up to five billion euros. Frances setting up to seven and a half billion euros of bonds. Investors also working out a French unemployment numbers for the fourth quarter the latest reading showed the number of people out of work you prompts it to fifteen year high in January. The situation has prompted demonstrations by French trade unions. On the earnings -- we've got full -- numbers from Koffel QQ phone numbers in January party show price cuts on and improve product range. I'm hoping the retailer in its -- French market. -- LC -- fourth quarter ebitda rose eight point 2% according to a Reuters analyst poll. We speak to gin and tonic as chief executive tomorrow morning plus what job for the chief at standard bank Jack Emery joins us live from Johannesburg. After the company's portfolio results. But that's -- look ahead to Thursday I'm Nigel Stephenson this is -- is it.