UK Stocks-Factors to watch on July 2

miércoles 2 de julio de 2014 02:33 GYT

LONDON, July 2 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 2-8 points, or as much as 0.1 percent lower on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

* Futures for the index were flat at 0632 GMT.

* The UK blue chip index closed up 58.98 points, or 0.9 percent, at 6,802.92 points on Tuesday as mining stocks rallied on robust data from China, the world's biggest metals consumer.

* Stocks trading without the attraction of their latest dividend, namely Babcock International, British Land , Burberry and Royal Mail will knock up to 1.27 points off the FTSE 100 on Wednesday.

* British house prices rose at their fastest annual pace in more than nine years last month, and prices in London have shown their biggest jump in a generation, figures from mortgage lender Nationwide showed.   Continuación...