European stock index futures fall 1.0-1.8 percent

LONDON, May 11 (BestGrowthStock) – European equities were expected to open lower on
Tuesday after their biggest daily rise in more than 17 months the previous day,
with weaker commodity prices seen hitting energy and mining shares.

By 0604 GMT, futures for STOXX Europe 50 (STXEc1: ), Germany’s DAX (FDXc1: ) and
France’s CAC 40 (FCEc1: ) were down 1 to 1.8 percent.

The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 (.FTEU3: ) index of top shares surged 7.4
percent on Monday to close at 1,038.91 points — the index’s biggest one-day
percentage gain since November 24, 2008 — while volumes were more than two and
a half times the index’s 90-day average volume.

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(Reporting by Atul Prakash)

European stock index (Read more about the euro currency recovery. ) futures fall 1.0-1.8 percent