European Factors to Watch-Shares seen opening lower

miércoles 4 de mayo de 2016 01:27 GYT

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LONDON May 4 (Reuters) - European stocks were seen opening lower on Wednesday, with concerns over weak global economic growth weighing on markets.

Futures on Britain's FTSE were marked down 0.2 percent. Spreadbetters at IG expected Germany's DAX to fall by 6 points, or 0.1 percent lower, while France's CAC was seen down by 8 points, or 0.2 percent lower.

The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index fell 1.7 percent on Tuesday, marking a three-week low for the index.



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