European Factors to Watch-Shares seen back up slightly after sell-off
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LONDON Dec 9 (Reuters) - European stocks were seen opening slightly higher on Wednesday after a sharp fall in the previous session.
Financial spreadbetters at IG expected Britain's FTSE 100 to open up by 20 points, or 0.3 percent higher. Germany's DAX was seen up by 16 points, or 0.2 percent higher, while France's CAC-40 was seen up by 9 points, or 0.2 percent higher.
The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index fell 1.8 percent to 1,437.77 points on Tuesday, its lowest close since late October, with the STOXX Europe 600 Basic Resources sector dropping 6.6 percent to its lowest level since March 2009 as mining stocks slumped.
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