German stocks - Factors to watch on October 28

BERLIN/FRANKFURT, Oct 28 (Reuters) - The following are some of the factors that may move German stocks on Thursday:

CORONAVIRUS

Germany reported 28,037 new infections and 126 more deaths.

DAIMLER

The carmaker on Wednesday said it was aligning the board responsibilities after the split of its truck unit and said Joerg Burzer will join the management board.

VOLKSWAGEN

Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess has cancelled a trip to meet investors in the United States and will take part in a Nov. 4 staff meeting instead, a spokesperson said on Wednesday, in a bid to defuse conflict with frustrated labour representatives.

Third quarter results due.

LINDE PLC (LIN)

Third quarter results due.

BEIERSDORF AG

Third quarter results due.

NEMETSCHEK SE

Third quarter results due.

WACKER CHEMIE AG

Third quarter results due.

BEFESA SA

Third quarter results due.

LPKF LASER & ELECTRONICS AG

Nine month results due.

TRATON SE

Third quarter results due.

HOCHTIEF AG

Third quarter results due.

DRAEGERWERK AG & CO KGAA

Third quarter results due.

TAKKT AG

Third quarter results due.

OVERSEAS STOCK MARKETS

Dow Jones -0.7%, S&P 500 -0.5%, Nasdaq unchanged at close.

Nikkei -1%, Shanghai stocks -0.9%.

Time: 4:24 GMT

ECONOMY

* German October unemployment due at 0755 GMT. Change seen at -20k, rate seen at 5.4%.

* German October preliminary CPI due at 1200 GMT. Seen 0.5% m/m, 4.4% y/y, harmonized seen 0.4% m/m, 4.5% y/y.

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