UK Stocks-Factors to watch on June 19

viernes 19 de junio de 2015 01:49 GYT
 

LONDON, June 19 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 4 to 7 points higher, or up as much as 0.1 percent, on Friday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

* The blue-chip index finished 0.4 percent higher at 6,707.88 points in the previous session, after falling to 6,625.16, its lowest since late January, earlier in the session.

* Oil prices were little changed in thin trade, with a forecast of higher output by U.S. shale oil producers this year adding to worries over demand and preventing the market from extending the previous session's gains.

* London copper eased and was on track for a fifth weekly fall, with a seasonal ebb in Chinese demand expected to keep eroding prices.

TODAY'S UK PAPERS

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