European Factors to Watch-Equity futures rise

miércoles 2 de diciembre de 2015 03:21 GYT
 

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LONDON Dec 2 (Reuters) - European equity futures rose on Wednesday, a day ahead of a key European Central Bank (ECB) meeting at which the ECB is expected to unveil new economic stimulus measures.

Futures for the Euro STOXX 50, Germany's DAX, France's CAC and Britain's FTSE 100 were all up by between 0.4-0.5 percent.

Investors are pricing in a deposit rate cut and an increase in the size, scope and length of the trillion-euro bond-buying programme at the ECB meeting on Thursday, and this has put pressure on the euro whose weakness has in turn given European exporters such as carmakers and luxury goods stocks a lift. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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Spanish renewable energy and engineering group Abengoa faces a civil lawsuit after shareholders accused the indebted company of keeping them in the dark when it last week initiated insolvency proceedings.

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