FRANKFURT, Oct 1 (Reuters) - The DAX top-30 index is expected to open 0.3 percent lower on Wednesday, according to premarket data from brokerage Lang & Schwarz at 0617 GMT.
Sept 30 (Reuters) - European Central Bank President Mario Draghi is set to push the ECB to buy junk-rated Greek and Cypriot bank loans, a move that may increase tensions between Germany and the bank, the Financial Times reported.
* Air Berlin says bilateral agreement being reinterpreted
Sept 30 (Reuters) - elexxion AG : * Says EBIT loss improves to 266 million EUR * Says sees moderate sales increase in 2014, improving EBIT Source text for Eikon (in German only):
FRANKFURT/LONDON, Sept 30 (Reuters) - Cable operator Tele Columbus became the latest German company to announce plans to float shares as the country's traditionally risk-averse companies warm to capital markets after Alibaba's record-breaking $25 billion listing.
FRANKFURT/LONDON, Sept 30 (Reuters) - German authorities on Tuesday sought the arrest of two Pakistani nationals on suspicion of tax evasion of 136 million euros ($171 million
FRANKFURT, Sept 30 (Reuters) - Unicredit's German unit HypoVereinsbank is ready to purchase assets that other lenders may have to sell following the bank health check currently being carried out by the European Central Bank.
LONDON, Sept 30 (Reuters) - AO World, the British online domestic appliances retailer that joined the stock market in February, said its German website would go live on Wednesday, six months ahead of schedule.
* Tele Columbus is Germany 's third largest cable operator