European Factors to Watch-Shares seen opening lower

jueves 31 de marzo de 2016 01:25 GYT

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LONDON, March 31 (Reuters) - European stocks were seen opening lower on Thursday, with weaker commodity prices expected to weigh on markets after they rose in the previous session.

Financial spreadbetters expected Britain's FTSE 100 to open down by 14 points, or 0.2 percent lower. Germany's DAX was seen down by 21 points, or 0.2 percent lower, while France's CAC was seen down by 14 points, or 0.3 percent lower.

The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index closed up 1.3 percent on Wednesday, after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's call for caution in raising U.S. interest rates buoyed global stock markets.



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