UK Stocks-Factors to watch on July 28

martes 28 de julio de 2015 01:57 GYT
 

LONDON, July 28 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening around 30 points higher or up 0.46 percent on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

* The UK blue chip index closed 1.1 percent lower at 6,505.13 points on Monday, falling for the fifth session in a row in its longest losing streak so far in 2015.

* Coming up: GB GDP Prelim at 0830 GMT

* RSA INSURANCE GROUP - Zurich Insurance said on Tuesday that it is weighing up a bid for RSA Insurance, a British insurer with a market capitalization of 4.4 billion pounds ($6.85 billion).

* OIL SUPPLIERS - Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) has asked oil suppliers to submit offers to sell the South American country up to 70,000 barrels per day of ultralight sweet crudes through contracts of one to five years, potential bidders told Reuters.   Continuación...