European stock index futures signal higher open

LONDON, April 24 Wed Apr 24, 2013 2:04am EDT

LONDON, April 24 (Reuters) - European stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wednesday, after continued strong earnings and hopes for monetary easing buoyed stocks in the United States and Asia overnight.

At 0602 GMT, futures for Euro STOXX 50, for UK's FTSE 100, for Germany's DAX and for France's CAC were 0.2-0.4 percent higher.