Total (TOT) +1.4% premarket after Deutsche Bank upgrades shares to Buy, based on an attractive...

|By:, SA News Editor

Total (TOT) +1.4% premarket after Deutsche Bank upgrades shares to Buy, based on an attractive valuation "ahead of the broadest and potentially most exciting 2013 exploration program among the European majors." The firm also cites a secure 6%-plus dividend yield "offering absolute support." Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A, RDS.B) is cut to Hold.