European Factors to Watch-equity futures open slightly higher

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MILAN, April 7 (Reuters) - European shares were expected to open slightly higher on Thursday, possibly adding to gains seen in the previous session following gains on Wall Street and a mixed showing in Asia.

Futures for the Euro STOXX 50, Germany's DAX, France's CAC and Britain's FTSE were 0.3 to 0.4 percent higher.

The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index rose up 0.8 percent on Wednesday, led by gains among healthcare and retail sector stocks.

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