UK Stocks-Factors to watch on June 11

miércoles 11 de junio de 2014 02:42 GYT

(Adds futures, company news)

LONDON, June 11 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 is seen opening slightly higher on Wednesday, with futures for the index up 0.1 percent by 0639 GMT. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

* Stocks trading without the attraction of their latest dividend, namely Johnson Matthey and Vodafone, will knock 8.24 points off the UK benchmark on Wednesday.

* The UK blue chip index closed flat at 6,873.55 points on Tuesday. The index is less than 2 percent off its all-time high set in December 1999.

* The UK ILO unemployment rate for April, set for release at 0830 GMT, is expected to come in at 6.7 percent, representing a drop from March's 6.8 percent.