European Factors to Watch-Equity futures fall

viernes 18 de diciembre de 2015 03:22 GYT

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LONDON Dec 18 (Reuters) - European equity futures fell on Friday, tracking a drop in Asian and U.S. equity markets which settled back after a surge higher in the previous session.

Futures on the Euro STOXX 50, Germany's DAX, France's CAC and Britain's FTSE were all down by between 0.5-0.8 percent.

The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index had closed up 1.3 percent on Thursday as investors took the U.S. Federal Reserve's interest rate rise and the prospect of further tightening as a sign of confidence in the world's biggest economy.

However, weak oil and metals prices have put pressure on stock markets in spite of the Fed's decision to raise rates.



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