European Factors to Watch-Equity futures rise

miércoles 2 de marzo de 2016 03:41 GYT

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LONDON, March 2 (Reuters) - European equity futures rose on Wednesday, buoyed by gains on Asian and U.S. markets.

Futures on the euro zone's blue-chip Euro STOXX 50, Germany's DAX , France's CAC and Britain's FTSE rose by between 0.7-1.0 percent.

The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index rose 1.5 percent to reach a one-month high on Tuesday, although the index is still down by around 8 percent since the start of 2016.



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