UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Monday, Feb 23

lunes 23 de febrero de 2015 03:24 GYT

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LONDON Feb 23 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 34 points, or 0.5 percent higher, on Monday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

* The blue-chip FTSE 100 index closed 0.4 percent higher at 6,915.20 points on Friday, just below a 15-year high of 6,921.32 hit on Wednesday and a record peak of 6,950.60 scaled in late 1999.

* Euro zone finance ministers agreed in principle on Friday to extend Greece's financial rescue by four months, averting a potential cash crunch in March that could have forced the country out of the currency area.

* The accord requires Greece to submit by Monday a letter to the Eurogroup listing all the policy measures it plans to take during the remainder of the bailout period.