European Factors to Watch-Shares seen slightly higher at open

martes 29 de diciembre de 2015 03:03 GYT
 

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LONDON Dec 29 (Reuters) - European stocks were seen opening slightly higher on Tuesday, helped by gains on Asian equity markets which benefited from a slight stabilisation in crude oil prices.

Futures on the Euro STOXX 50, Germany's DAX and France's CAC all rose by between 0.6-0.7 percent, while futures on Britain's FTSE 100 were flat.

Asian stocks edged into positive territory on Tuesday, shrugging off early losses as Chinese shares stabilised a day after marking their biggest loss in a month and crude prices took back some lost ground.

Crude oil futures stabilised after both Brent and U.S. crude prices dropped more than 3 percent during the previous session, which in turn had caused European stock markets to lose ground on Monday.

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