Bookies see European shares opening higher

LONDON, July 16 (BestGrowthStock) – Financial bookmakers expected top European share
indexes to bounce back on Friday after losses in the previous session, with
investors awaiting more corporate results from U.S. companies such as Bank of
America (BAC.N: ).

A late recovery in U.S. stocks (Read more about the stock market today. ) on Thursday, led by a sudden turnaround in
Goldman Sachs (GS.N: ) and BP (BP.N: ) (BP.L: ), is also seen helping sentiment in
Europe. BP’s U.S.-listed shares jumped 7.6 percent after it said no oil was
leaking from its blown-out well in the Gulf of Mexico for the first time since
an accident in April. [ID:nLDE66E0MK]

Financial spreadbetters expected Britain’s FTSE 100 (.FTSE: ) to open 22 to 27
points higher, or as much as 0.5 percent, Germany’s DAX (.GDAXI: ) to open 12 to
18 points firmer, or as much as 0.3 percent, and France’s CAC-40 (.FCHI: ) to open
12 to 18 points higher, or as much as 0.5 percent.
(Reporting by Atul Prakash and Jon Hopkins)

Bookies see European shares opening higher