FRANKFURT, Oct 31 (Reuters) - The following are some of the factors that may move German stocks on Monday:
Charles Dallara, managing director of the Institute of International Finance, told Welt am Sonntag he is very optimistic that more than 90 percent of banks will accept a 50 percent discount on their Greek debt holdings.
The German insurer will accept a 50 percent discount on its Greek debt holdings, its finance chief told an Austrian newspaper.
Separately, Tagesspiegel reported that Allianz and reinsurer Munich Re have not yet decided whether to buy more Greek government bonds.
Rival Hermes plans to offer retail customers parcel shipping for 3.80 euros, undercutting Deutsche Post's price by 0.10 euros, Die Welt reported, without citing sources.
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Joel Saveuse is the frontrunner to replace Eckhard Cordes as chief executive of the German retailer, two people familiar with the matter said over the weekend.
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Sportscar maker Porsche AG plans to introduce one new model line a year to expand its lineup to seven lines from currently four, German magazine Focus cited Porsche AG Chief Executive Matthias Mueller as saying. He also said there were no plans for an electric version of the Porsche 911 model.
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The drug wholesaler's Chief Executive Markus Pinger told weekly WirtschaftsWoche he does not rule out any options for online pharmacy DocMorris. The company said last week it was testing various models to resolve conflicts with pharmacists related to DocMorris.
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Three managers of Hochtief -- the head and finance chief of Hochtief Solutions as well as its Americas chief -- want to exit the company, WirtschaftsWoche magazine reported, citing company sources. Hochtief declined to comment.
German sugar producer Suedzucker is keeping an eye out for acquisitions outside its home market, its chief executive told a German newspaper.
OVERSEAS STOCK MARKETS
Dow Jones 0.2 pct, S&P 500 +0.04 pct, Nasdaq -0.1 pct at Friday's close.
Nikkei -0.7 pct at 0600 GMT.
GERMAN ECONOMIC DATA
September retail sales due at 0700 GMT. Seen up 1.0 percent m/m and up 0.9 percent y/y.
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REUTERS TOP NEWS (Reporting by Maria Sheahan and Harro ten Wolde)