European stock index futures signal gains at open

PARIS Wed Dec 5, 2012 2:03am EST

PARIS Dec 5 (Reuters) - European stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wednesday, with stocks set to resume their recent rally and track gains in Asia after comments from China's new leader fuelled hopes for a recovery.

At 0701 GMT, futures for Euro STOXX 50, for Germany's DAX and for France's CAC were up 0.7-0.9 percent.

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After wave of QE, onus shifts to leaders to boost economy

DAVOS, Switzerland - Central banks have done their best to rescue the world economy by printing money and politicians must now act fast to enact structural reforms and pro-investment policies to boost growth, central bankers said on Saturday.