European stock futures point to firmer start

LONDON (BestGrowthStock) – European stock index (Read more about the euro currency recovery. ) futures recovered from earlier losses to trade slightly higher, signaling a firmer start for equities as firmer crude and gold prices supported heavyweight oil producers and miners.

By 0735 GMT, futures for DJ Euro Stoxx, Germany’s DAX and France’s CAC 40 were up 0.04 to 0.2 percent.

The FTSEurofirst 300 (.FTEU3: ) index of top European shares rose 0.4 percent on Friday, hitting a three-week closing high and rising for the fifth consecutive session.

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(Reporting by Dominic Lau)

European stock futures point to firmer start