European Factors to Watch-Shares seen edging higher

lunes 2 de mayo de 2016 02:55 GYT

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LONDON May 2 (Reuters) - European equities were expected to open higher on Monday, with a sharp decline in the previous session seen prompting some investors to look for bargains.

Futures for the Euro STOXX 50, Germany's DAX and France's CAC were 0.2 to 0.5 percent higher by 0655 GMT.

On Friday, the pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 fell 2.2 percent. The index is down more than 6 percent so far this year.

Trading volumes are expected to be thin as the UK market is closed for a public holiday.



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