NETHERLANDS DAYBOOK: Akzo, Consumer Confidence, Unemployment

Akzo Nobel NV (AKZA) reports third-quarter earnings and may announce restructuring measures as the company is battling sputtering demand for paint and inflated prices for titanium dioxide.

EARNINGS: *Akzo Nobel (AKZA NA) 7 am, 3Q Ebitda est. EU514 mln *Nutreco (NUO NA) 7 am 3Q earnings *Sligro (SLIGR NA) 7:30 am 3Q revenue *Wavin (WAVIN NA) 8 am 3Q revenue

ECONOMY: *Consumer confidence Oct., est. -32, 9:30 am *Unemployment rate Sept., est. 5.4%, 9:30 am

MARKETS: *AEX-Index rose 1 percent to 301.68 *Stoxx Europe 600 Index gained 0.6 percent to 236.71 *Euro loses 0.4 percent to $1.3722 *The Dutch 10-year bond yield 3 bps to 2.458

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