European stock index futures signal higher start

LONDON Thu Feb 28, 2013 2:03am EST

LONDON Feb 28 (Reuters) - European stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Thursday as reassurances about continued support from central banks underpinned sentiment.

At 0701 GMT, futures for the Euro STOXX 50, Germany's DAX and for France's CAC were up 0.5-0.6 percent.