European stock index futures turn negative

LONDON Mon Dec 10, 2012 2:22am EST

LONDON Dec 10 (Reuters) - European stock index futures turned negative in early trading on Monday, with deepening political uncertainty in Italy and disappointing Chinese trade data hurting sentiment.

At 0720 GMT, futures for Euro STOXX 50, Germany's DAX and France's CAC were 0.1 to 0.3 percent lower after slight gains earlier.