UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 8

martes 8 de abril de 2014 02:30 GYT

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LONDON, April 8 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 16 to 19 points lower, or down by 0.3 percent, on Tuesday according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

* The FTSE 100 futures contract was down by 0.1 percent at 0625 GMT.

* The UK blue chip index closed down by 1.1 percent, or 72.71 points, at 6,622.84 points on Monday, marking the index's biggest one-day decline in a month.

* BARCLAYS : Barclays has reached a settlement with a UK care home operator weeks before the start of a court case that was seen as a test case for whether customers might sue banks over the manipulation of Libor interest rates.