UPDATE 2-Toshiba's Westinghouse to file for Chapter 11 -Japan govt
* Toshiba board approved filing at board meeting - Nikkei Westinghouse nuclear projects dogged by delays, cost overruns (Recasts with Japan government comment)
PARIS Feb 14 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.
TOKYO, March 29 Shorter-dated Japanese government bond prices slipped on Wednesday as the market took cues from an overnight retreat by U.S. Treasuries, while the longer-dated maturities gained on month-end investor demand.