European Factors to Watch-Shares seen extending ECB-inspired rally
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MILAN Jan 22 (Reuters) - European shares were expected on Friday to extend gains made in the previous session on European Central Bank stimulus hints, following a bounce in oil prices and overnight gains in Asia at the end of a tumultuous week.
Futures on the Euro STOXX 50, Germany's DAX , France's CAC and Britain's FTSE 100 all rose by between 1.3-1.9 percent by 0710 GMT.
Asian stocks recovered from four-year lows, thanks to hints of more monetary policy support by the ECB and a rally in crude oil from 12-year lows.
The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index ended up 2.1 percent to 1,294.05 points on Thursday.