Factors to watch on Aug 13

August 13, 2015 6:02 AM

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ZURICH Aug 13 The Swiss blue-chip SMI was seen opening up 0.9 percent at 9,265 points on Thursday, according to premarket indications by bank Julius Baer .

The world's largest packaged food company reported first-half sales fell 0.3 percent to 42.84 billion Swiss francs versus market expectation for a dip of 0.1 percent to 42.95 billion. Net profit fell 2.5 percent to 4.52 billion francs, lagging analysts' average estimate. It kept its full-year outloo...

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