Swiss stocks - Factors to watch on July 30

ZURICH/BERLIN, July 29 (Reuters) - Here are some of the main factors that may affect Swiss stocks on Friday:

CREDIT SUISSE

Ralf Hafner, the chief risk officer, of Credit Suisse's investment bank is to leave in August, the Wall Street Journal reported.

UBS

Wells Fargo has recruited an $800 million UBS team amid falling headcount, Barron's reported.

GIVAUDAN

Givaudan has signed a joint venture agreement with India's Privi Speciality Chemicals, the Swiss flavours and fragrance maker said on Thursday.

HOLCIM

Holcim increased its full year operating profit guidance on Friday as the world's largest cement maker reported increases in sales and recurring operating profit during the first six months of 2021.

It also appointed Matthias Gaertner as head of legal and compliance and member of the group executive committee, effective Sept. 1.

SWISS RE

Half-year results due.

COMPANY STATEMENTS

* Forbo Holding reported net sales of 623 million Swiss francs in the first half of 2021.

ANALYSTS' VIEWS

ECONOMY

Swiss July KOF indicator due at 0700 GMT. Seen at 130.0

Swiss June official reserves assets due around 0700 GMT (Reporting by Zurich newsroom and Berlin Speed Desk)

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