European stock index futures rise; tech in focus

LONDON, April 14 (BestGrowthStock) – European stock index (Read more about the euro currency recovery. ) futures
pointed to a higher open on Wednesday, with tech stocks expected
to be in focus after forecast-beating results from chip maker
Intel (INTC.O: ) reinforced the view of a recovery in the sector.

By 0606 GMT, futures for the STOXX Europe 50 (STXEc1: ), for
Germany’s DAX (FDXc1: ) and for France’s CAC (FCEc1: ) were all up
by about 0.5 percent.

The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 (.FTEU3: ) index of top
shares fell 0.3 percent to close at 1,098.56 points on Tuesday,
having moved in a range of 7.89 points during the session.

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(Reporting by Harpreet Bhal)

European stock index (Read more about the euro currency recovery. ) futures rise; tech in focus