European Factors to Watch-Equity futures mixed, Ct Suisse plans more cuts
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LONDON, March 23 (Reuters) - European equity futures were mixed on Wednesday, with stock markets having retreated in the previous session after deadly attacks in Brussels hit travel, leisure and luxury goods stocks.
Futures on France's CAC and Britain's FTSE were down by 0.2 percent. Futures on the Euro STOXX 50 were flat while Germany's DAX futures inched up by 0.1 percent.
The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index closed down 0.1 percent on Tuesday.
Shares in Credit Suisse could outperform, with the stock seen opening up by 2.1 percent according to pre-market indicators, after the Swiss bank announced more cost cuts.
CREDIT SUISSE :
Credit Suisse Group is stepping up cost cuts including eliminating 2,000 jobs at its Global Markets business to better weather challenging market conditions, Switzerland's second-biggest bank said on Wednesday. Continuación...