Strategists’ Forecasts for European Stock Indexes in 2012

The following table presents strategists’ estimates for where benchmark European stock indexes will finish 2012. Implied moves are based on prices at 11:09 a.m. in London today.


Firm                European Index    2012 Close   Implied Move
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BofA Merrill Lynch  Stoxx 600           258           3.9%
Exane BNP Paribas   Stoxx 600           280            13%
Barclays Capital    Stoxx 600           275            11%
Citigroup           Stoxx 600           285            15%
Deutsche Bank       Stoxx 600           275            11%
JPMorgan            MSCI Europe Local   1,000        -0.5%
UBS                 Stoxx 600           250           0.6%
SocGen              Stoxx 600           220           -11%
HSBC                Euro Stoxx 50       2,220         0.4%
Commerzbank         Euro Stoxx 50       2,400         8.6%
Nomura              Euro Stoxx 50       2,850          29%
Macquarie           MSCI Europe Local   1,154          15%
Morgan Stanley      MSCI Europe Local   870           -13%
UniCredit           Euro Stoxx 50       2,700          22%
DZ Bank             Euro Stoxx 50       2,550          15%
Credit Suisse       Euro Stoxx 50       2,750          24%

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Average                                               8.9%

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