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LIVE MARKETS-Morning call: The jury is out for breakfast

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MORNING CALL: THE JURY IS OUT FOR BREAKFAST (0636 GMT)

According to IG, financial spreadbetters expect Frankfurt's DAX to open 3 points lower, Paris' CAC to shed 4 points and London's FTSE to lose 17 points at the open.

That's not much of a trend or a clear sense of direction yet and where this session will lead us is still not clear at the moment.

There's however enough corporate publications to keep busy before the open with notably Bouygues, Burberry, RWE and Vallourec.

Economic indicators are also expected to animate morning trading with GDP, employment, inflation and retail data from across Europe.

(Julien Ponthus)

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(Reporting by Danilo Masoni, Joice Alves, Julien Ponthus and Thyagaraju Adinarayan)