Futures prices pointed to better gains for the German DAX DAX, +0.57% and French CAC 40 PX1, +0.40% than the U.K. FTSE 100 UKX, +0.79%, as the surge in sterling weighs on British-headquartered multinationals. Futures pointed to a 0.3% gain for the FTSE 100 but a 1.3% jump for the German DAX and the 1.5% for the French CAC 40.