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Snap news

Breaking pre-market news on Wednesday,

– Commerzbank profits wiped about by €760m Greek impairment hit; but loan provisions elsewhere show improvement– statement and report.

– HSBC sells US credit card and retail services business to Capital One; post tax gain of $2.4bn — statement.

– Nestle increases guidance after strong H1 — statement.

– E.ON slashes outlook — statement.

– Micro Focus maintains guidance; remains in offer talks — statement.

– Corporate: Standard Life, Tui Travel, Beacon Hill Resources, Range Resources, Sportingbet, French Connection, Bank of Ireland, Dragon Oil, Interserve, Adecco, Quintain Estates.