UK Factors-FTSE futures slip on concerns over Chinese economy

miércoles 23 de septiembre de 2015 02:20 GYT
 

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LONDON, Sept 23 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 futures edged down on Wednesday, extending a pull-back from the previous session, with poor manufacturing data from China again raising concerns about the pace of growth in the world's second-biggest economy.

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* The UK blue chip index closed down 2.8 percent at 5,935.84 points on Tuesday.

* CHINA: Activity in China's factory sector unexpectedly shrank to a 6-1/2 year low in September, a private survey showed, raising fears of a sharper slowdown in the world's second-largest economy that could spell more turmoil for financial markets.

* BBA AVIATION : British aircraft services company BBA Aviation Plc has proposed to buy U.S. competitor Landmark Aviation for $2.06 billion.

* SMITHS GROUP : Medical technology company Smiths Group said its CEO would be stepping down.   Continuación...