European stock index futures signal further gains

Last Updated: Thu, Dec 06, 2012 07:10 hrs

PARIS, Dec 6 (Reuters) - European stock index futures pointed to gains on Thursday, lifted by renewed hopes of a deal to avoid the "fiscal cliff" of year-end tax hikes and spending cuts after reassuring comments from President Barack Obama.

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

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