European Factors to Watch-Shares seen opening slightly lower

miércoles 23 de marzo de 2016 02:36 GYT

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LONDON, March 23 (Reuters) - European stocks were seen opening slightly lower on Wednesday, having retreated in the previous session after deadly attacks in Brussels hit travel, leisure and luxury goods stocks.

Financial spreadbetters expected Britain's FTSE 100 to open down by 13 points, or 0.2 percent lower. Germany's DAX was seen down by 10 points, or 0.1 percent lower, while France's CAC was seen down by 2 points, or flat in percentage terms.

The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index closed down 0.1 percent on Tuesday.



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