UK Stocks-Factors to watch on July 9

miércoles 9 de julio de 2014 02:44 GYT

LONDON, July 9 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 3-4 points, or 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 by 0642 GMT.

* The UK benchmark fell 85.06 points, or 1.3 percent, to 6,738.45 points on Tuesday when airline stocks such as International Consolidated Airlines Group were hit by a profit warning from Air France-KLM.

* China's consumer inflation cooled slightly more than expected in June, pointing to lingering weakness in the economy which could prompt Beijing to launch further stimulus measures to shore up growth.

* Stocks trading without the attraction of their latest dividend, namely Coca-Cola HBC AG and Next, will knock 1.06 points off the FTSE 100 on Wednesday.   Continuación...