European Factors to Watch-Shares seen opening higher
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LONDON Feb 17 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is expected to open 34 points higher, Germany's DAX is seen gaining 50 points, and France's CAC 40 is likely to rise 22 points, on Wednesday, according to IG.
The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index closed 0.4 percent lower in the previous session, reversing initial gains and following a 6 percent rise made over the last two sessions.
Spain's Abengoa ABGek.MC said late on Tuesday it needs 826 million euros for this year, not including sales of non-core assets, and a further 304 million euros in 2017.