UK Stocks-Factors to watch on June 3

miércoles 3 de junio de 2015 02:25 GYT
 

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LONDON, June 3 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 futures were flat on Wednesday. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

* The UK blue chip index fell 0.4 percent to 6,928.27 points on Tuesday.

* GREECE: Greece's creditors on Tuesday drafted the broad lines of an agreement to put to the leftist government in Athens in a bid to conclude four months of acrimonious negotiations and release aid before the cash-strapped country runs out of money.

* FIFA: Sepp Blatter rocked the world of soccer on Tuesday by saying he would step down as FIFA president in the wake of a corruption investigation that now includes the 79-year-old chief himself.

* BHP BILLITON : BHP Billiton, the world's biggest mining company, warned on Wednesday that a global oversupply of commodities that is putting pressure on prices is likely to be prolonged.

* ROYAL MAIL /TUI: Britain's postal operator Royal Mail on Wednesday named joint TUI AG chief executive Peter Long as its new Chairman, replacing Donald Brydon who will depart in September.   Continuación...