UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Wednesday Feb 11

miércoles 11 de febrero de 2015 02:49 GYT

LONDON, Feb 11 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening
1 to 2 points higher, or up 0.03 percent on Wednesday, according to financial
bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on
    * The UK blue chip index closed down 8.03 points, or 0.1 percent, hit by
falls in heavily weighted mining and energy stocks. 
    * SKY, BT - Pay-TV group Sky has agreed to pay 4.2 billion
pounds ($6.4 billion) to show 126 live English Premier League matches a season
from 2016 to 2019, pressured by fierce rival BT to smash analysts' forecasts and
secure the best games. 
    * TESCO - British retailer Tesco's banking arm plans to grow its
share of the personal current account market significantly, bank Chief Executive
Benny Higgins said. 
    * TELECITY - British data centre provider Telecity is being circled
by private equity funds, sources familiar with the matter said, amid an increase
in takeover interest in the FTSE 250 company since the departure of its chief
executive in October. 

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 (Reporting by Alistair Smout; Editing by Blaise Robinson)