Prime Minister Fillon meets Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu 9:15 a.m.
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WHAT TO WATCH: * French energy regulator CRE and stock market watchdog AMF host a conference on commodity markets 8:00 a.m. * CNP Assurances AGM 2:30 p.m.
AM EARNINGS * Alcatel-Lucent (ALU FP) 1Q earns 7:00 a.m.
PM EARNINGS * Euler Hermes (ELE FP) 1Q earns 5:30 p.m.
ECONOMY: Data and events today * 8:45 a.m. Trade Balance
* AST Groupe (ASP) : said first quarter sales rose to 24.9 million euros from 18.6 million euros. * ECA (ECASA) : The defense contractor said first quarter revenue rose to 23 million euros from 22.7 million euros. * Eiffage SA (FGR) : The construction company said first- quarter sales rose to 2.99 billion euros from 2.91 billion euros and that orders were in line with forecasts. * Lanson-BCC (LAN) : The champagne maker said first- quarter revenue rose 12 percent to 54.8 million euros. * Wendel (MF FP): The investment firm said first-quarter revenue was 1.44 billion euros, compared with a pro-forma 1.2 billion euros and said growth is recovering in mature markets.
MARKETS: *The CAC 40 Index fell 1 percent to 4,004.87 *The broader SBF 120 Index declined 0.8 percent to 3,008.78
INTERVIEWS ELSEWHERE: -07:20 BFM Business: Amazon France CEO Xavier Garambois -07:40 Canal Plus: Sarkozy adviser Henri Guaino -07:50 France 2: UMP’s Jean-Francois Cope -07:50 RTL: Former Interior Minister Brice Hortefeux -08:10 Radio Classique: Finance Minister Christine Lagarde -08:13 I-Tele: Finance Minister Christine Lagarde -08:15 LCI: Nouveau Centre’s Jean-Christophe Lagarde -08:15 France Info: Budget Minister Francois Baroin -08:20 Europe 1: Higher Education Minister Valerie Pecresse -08:35 RMC: Sports Minister Chantal Jouanno -12:15 BFM Business: Cie. de Saint-Gobain CEO de Chalendar
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