UK Stocks-Factors to watch on May 29

viernes 29 de mayo de 2015 01:38 GYT

LONDON May 29 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 2 to 5 points higher, or up as much as 0.07 percent, on Friday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

* The UK blue-chip index closed 0.1 percent higher at 7,040.92 points in the previous session.

* London copper was facing its first monthly drop since January on Friday, pressured by ample inventories of refined metal, but prospects that Chinese stimulus measures would revive demand kept a floor under prices.

* Crude futures rose around 1 percent on Friday after American inventories fell for a fourth straight week although prices are set for a weekly drop on a stronger dollar.


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