European stock index futures signal early gains

PARIS Fri Dec 14, 2012 2:03am EST

PARIS Dec 14 (Reuters) - European stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Friday, resuming their four-week rally, as strong manufacturing data from China eclipsed worries about U.S. budget talks.

At 0703 GMT, futures for Euro STOXX 50, for Germany's DAX and for France's CAC were up 0.1-0.3 percent.