UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Friday, Sept 11

viernes 11 de septiembre de 2015 02:04 GYT
 

LONDON, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 32 points, or 0.5 percent higher on Friday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

* The UK blue chip index closed 1.2 percent at 6,155.81 points at the close on Thursday, snapping its three-day rally.

* ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND - The leading candidate to win control of Britain's opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, said he would introduce a punitive windfall tax aimed at recouping money lost by privatising state assets too cheaply if he becomes prime minister in 2020, taking specific aim at RBS.

* GLENCORE - Glencore held talks with Congolese officials in Kinshasa on Thursday over the company's plans to suspend some copper output at its Katanga Mining unit for 18 months, an adviser to the prime minister said.

* BHP BILLITON - BHP Billiton Ltd plans to spend millions of dollars in a venture with a Canadian power company to promote carbon capture technology to help shore up coal demand.   Continuación...