UK Stocks-Factors to watch on March 11

viernes 11 de marzo de 2016 02:26 GYT

March 11 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen open 36 to 68
points higher on Friday, or up as much as 1.1 percent, according to financial
bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on
    * The UK blue chip index closed 1.8 percent lower at 6,036.70 points, its
lowest close since late February, after a sharp fall in commodities stocks
offset an earlier rally fuelled by the European Central Bank's move to cut its
deposit rate. 
    * BHP BILLITON: Samarco, a joint venture between Brazil's Vale SA 
and Australia's BHP Billiton, expects to restart production at its iron
ore mine in Minas Gerais by the start of the fourth quarter, its chief executive
told Reuters on Thursday, less than a year after a burst tailings dam there
killed 19 people. 
    * OIL: Oil prices jumped on Friday supported by fresh investment and a
strong yuan, which makes fuel cheaper for Chinese importers, but analysts warned
that any price rally was pre-mature as a global glut remained in place. 
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 (Reporting By Mamidipudi Soumithri in Bengaluru)