Wednesday preview: ECB, Great Portland Estates in the spotlight
Stateside it may be a quiet day, with some traders away from their desks in observance of Veterans Day.
No major economic releases are scheduled in the UK.
For Great Portland Estates's half year, UBS's Osmaan Malik had penciled-in a 6% drop in net asset value to 820p (consensus: 834p) on account of lower revaluations across its portfolio.
Earnings per share meanwhile were pegged at down by 31% year-on-year at 7.3p (consensus: 7.8p) on the back of lower rent collections.
Hence, the analyst said that he would be watching closely for any updates on rent collections and as regards the leasing/investment market, with a particular focus on any signs of slippage in incentives and rental levels.
"The investment market has held up remarkably well so far and we look for commentary," he said.
"We will also look for discussion over appetite to commit to further projects on its substantial development pipeline, which has largely been on hold, and the current uncertainty main further delay starts."
Wednesday 11 November
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