European stock index futures trade flat to lower

Last Updated: Tue, Dec 04, 2012 07:10 hrs

LONDON, Dec 4 (Reuters) - European stock index futures pointed to a slightly lower open on Tuesday as U.S. budget negotiations to delay growth-curbing austerity measures hit a roadblock.

At 0701 GMT, futures for the Euro STOXX 50 and Germany's DAX were down 0.1 percent, while contracts for France's CAC were flat.

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