12/04/2012 09:13 AST

European stocks were seen opening mixed on Thursday as the previous session's tentative recovery loses steam, with investors bracing for a key Italian bond auction.

Financial spreadbetters expected Britain's FTSE 100 to open 6 to 9 points lower, or down as much as 0.2 percent, Germany's DAX to open 11 to 16 points higher, or up as much as 0.2 percent, and France's CAC-40 to open 3 to 4 points lower, or down as much as 0.1 percent.

European stocks climbed on Wednesday, halting a week-long slide as recently battered banks rallied, although the rebound was seen as technical and short-lived.

Italy plans to offer up to 5 billion euros, including its March 2015 BTP bond and 3 off-the-run issues, with yields expected to rise.

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Ticker Price Volume
QNBK 122.40 34,875
BURUJ 32.21 213,072
SABIC 98.22 2,108,214
CHUBB 28.70 160,783
TAWUNIYA 93.63 287,882
ALOLA 46.30 128,800
WALAA 27.99 80,491
Index Closing Change
NIKKEI 225 21,457.64 9.12 (0.04%)
DAX 12,991.28 1.18 (0.00%)
S&P 500 2,575.21 13.11 (0.51%)
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