European stock futures signal slightly higher open

LONDON Wed Dec 12, 2012 2:04am EST

LONDON Dec 12 (Reuters) - European stock futures pointed to a fractionally higher open on Wednesday on expectations the Federal Reserve will announce more stimulus to support the economy and on hints of some progress on U.S. budget talks.

At 0704 GMT, futures for Euro STOXX 50, Germany's DAX and France's CAC were 0.1 to 0.3 percent higher.

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