European stock index futures signal lower open

PARIS Thu Feb 14, 2013 2:06am EST

PARIS Feb 14 (Reuters) - European stock index futures pointed to a slightly lower open on Thursday, as data showing bigger-than-expected contractions in German and French economies rattle investors.

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

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