Stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wall Street on Monday, with futures for the S&P 500 down 0.45 percent, Dow Jones futures down 0.39 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures down 0.4 percent at 0817 GMT.

* European stocks were down 0.4 percent in morning trade, led lower by banking stocks such as Societe Generale and BBVA , on growing concern Greece could be forced to restructure its debt.

* Greek daily Eleftherotypia said on Monday Greece told the IMF and the European Union earlier this month that it wants to restructure its debt and discussions on the issue are expected to start in June. The report was later denied by a Greek finance ministry official.

* On Sunday, China raised banks' required reserves for the fourth time this year, stepping up efforts to fight high inflation.

* Earnings will be in focus on Monday, with Citigroup expected to report a drop in quarterly profit and revenue, as an uncertain trading environment and weak consumer loan demand hinder its efforts to move past the financial crisis.

* Other companies due to report results include Halliburton , Eli Lilly and Texas Instruments .

* Dutch consumer electronics group Philips

is hiving off its loss-making television business as its former flagship products can no longer compete with lower-cost rivals and have dragged down profit at Europe's biggest consumer electronics firm.

* Healthcare stocks will be in the spotlight after Swiss medical device maker Synthes confirmed it is in merger talks with Johnson & Johnson following reports the U.S. group was in talks to buy it for about $20 billion. Synthes stock gained 7 percent.

* NYSE Euronext would likely want Nasdaq OMX Group to offer a massive fee to guarantee that its takeover bid will pass antitrust regulatory muster, before the NYSE is willing to engage in deal talks, two sources with knowledge of the matter said.

(Reporting by Blaise Robinson; Editing by David Cowell)