UPDATE 3-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Jan. 27

miércoles 27 de enero de 2016 03:45 GYT
 

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Jan 27 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down by 11 points, or 0.2 percent on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers. Futures were down 0.2 percent ahead of the cash market open. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

* The UK blue chip index closed 0.6 percent up at 5,911.46 points on Tuesday, lifted by a rise in oil prices and a knock-on rally in mining stocks.

* RBS: Royal Bank of Scotland said it would make a 4.2 billion pound ($6.02 billion) payment into its pension scheme due to changes in its accounting policy and would also set aside an extra $2.2 billion for mortgage-related litigation in the United States.

* PARAGON GROUP: Paragon Group of Companies Plc said recent fiscal and regulatory changes and proposals may soften the rate of growth for buy-to-lending as time progresses, but demand for rental properties would remain strong.

* ANTOFAGASTA: Chilean mining firm Antofagasta said on Wednesday it expects a boost in copper production this year as it ramps up output at new mines after posting annual output for 2015 which was lower than its guidance.

* ABERDEEN ASSET MANAGEMENT: Aberdeen Asset Management said more clients pulled cash from its funds in the December quarter due to concerns around economic growth that would likely impact flows for the rest of the year.

* RIO TINTO: Global miner Rio Tinto Plc has agreed to sell one of its last remaining coal mines in Australia to a group owned by Indonesia's third-richest man, Anthoni Salim, continuing an exit from coal as it battles a sharp slump in prices.   Continuación...