UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Wednesday Sept. 16

miércoles 16 de septiembre de 2015 01:51 GYT

LONDON, Sept 16 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening
up 20 to 23 points, or as much as 0.4 percent higher on Wednesday, according to
financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please
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    * The blue-chip FTSE 100 index closed up 0.9 percent higher at
6,137.60 points on Tuesday, turning higher as Wall Street gained following a
climb in retail sales. 
    * GLENCORE - British mining and trading group Glencore has launched
a share sale representing almost 10 percent of its issued capital as part of its
previously announced plans to cut debt. 
    * ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND GROUP PLC - RBS has agreed to pay $129.6
million to resolve claims by a U.S. regulator that it sold toxic mortgage-backed
securities to now-failed credit unions, according to a court filing on Tuesday.

    * SSE - Britain's Aldbrough gas storage site is undergoing an
unplanned outage affecting deliverability, operator SSE said in a market update
on Tuesday. 
    * Britain should use revenues from the shale gas industry to help fund the
development of projects that capture carbon dioxide emissions and store them
underground, a shale gas industry-funded task force said on Wednesday.
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 (Reporting by Alistair Smout)