UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Wednesday March 4

miércoles 4 de marzo de 2015 02:50 GYT

LONDON, March 4 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening
up 10 to 11 points, or 0.2 percent higher on Wednesday, according to financial
bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on
    * The FTSE 100 index was down 51.51 points, or 0.7 percent, at
6,889.13 points at the close on Tuesday, not far from a record high of 6,974.26
points set in the previous session. 

    * ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND - Royal Bank of Scotland is aiming to cut
as many as 14,000 jobs in its investment banking units across the United States
and Asia, the Financial Times reported. 
    * RIO TINTO - Australia's Bengalla coal mine has been cleared to
boost output by a third and operate for another two decades, majority owner Rio
Tinto said on Wednesday. 
    * AIRLINES - Ryanair wants details of British Airways owner IAG's
 plans for Aer Lingus, including possible remedies to
competition concerns, before it decides whether to accept IAG's offer for its 30
percent stake, its chief executive said on Tuesday. 
    * Prices in British shops fell at a faster pace in February as tough
competition drove down clothing and furniture costs, while food prices fell for
a second month in a row, an industry body said on Wednesday. 
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 (Reporting by Alistair Smout)