European Factors to Watch-Sluggish start seen for European shares

miércoles 4 de mayo de 2016 02:29 GYT
 

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LONDON May 4 (Reuters) - European equity futures were flat on Wednesday, with concerns over weak global economic growth weighing on markets.

Futures on the Euro STOXX 50, Germany's DAX and Britain's FTSE were down 0.1 percent, while futures on France's CAC edged up 0.1 percent.

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

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