* European shares seen higher
* In setback for Trump, Democrats seize U.S. House control
* Earnings in focus
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EUROPEAN FUTURES RISE SLIGHTLY, SAME FOR WALL STREET (0714 GMT)
European futures have started the day in positive territory with the outcome of the midterm
election in the United States broadly in line with market expectations.
U.S. futures are also in the black as it seems that the prospect of political gridlock in
Washington, which arguably creates some uncertainty, is not enough to put investors off.
HEADLINES ROUNDUP: HEAVY FLOW OF EARNINGS (0657 GMT)
Let's not forget that this is another earnings-heavy day with updates from heavyweights
Here's your headlines round-up:
Adidas hikes 2018 profit guidance, trims sales outlook
Credit Agricole Q3 profits rise, buoyed by retail and investment banks
ABN Amro beats expectations with 8 pct rise in Q3 profit
Munich Re returns to profit in Q3, affirms 2018 guidance
BMW Q3 hit by upfront expenditure for electric car development
Water utility Veolia sees best third quarter earnings growth since 2014
Barry Callebaut FY net profit jumps on strong growth, keeps outlook
Ahold Delhaize Q3 sales, profit beat market forecast
BHP expects derailed train to have some impact on its Australian iron ore exports
Dassault pulls out of race to supply Canada with jets - sources
EUROPE SEEN HIGHER AFTER DEMOCRATS WIN U.S. HOUSE CONTROL (0630 GMT)
European shares are seen opening higher today after Democrats took control of the U.S. House
in midterm elections, removing uncertainty over possible surprise outcomes.
The broadly expected results mean Democrats will resume House control in January for the
first time since the 2010 election, beginning a split-power arrangement with the Republican-led
Senate that may force Trump to scale back his legislative ambitions.
Meanwhile, Wall Street stock futures and Asian shares held earlier gains, while the dollar
Frankfurt's DAX to open 85 points higher at 11,569 and Paris' CAC to open 39 points higher at