European stock index futures signal early gains

PARIS, March 27 Wed Mar 27, 2013 3:04am EDT

PARIS, March 27 (Reuters) - European stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wednesday, with shares set to track a rally on Wall Street, as robust data on home prices and manufacturing fuelled optimism about the pace of the economic recovery.

At 0702 GMT, futures for Euro STOXX 50, for UK's FTSE 100, for Germany's DAX and for France's CAC were up 0.3-0.4 percent.