UK Stocks-Factors to watch on July 21

lunes 21 de julio de 2014 01:52 GYT

LONDON, July 21 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up by 9 to 10 points, or 0.2 percent higher, on Monday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

* The UK blue chip index closed up by 0.2 percent, or 11.13 points, at 6,749.45 points on Friday.


BSkyB could agree a deal in the next two weeks to buy Rupert Murdoch's Sky Italia and his stake in Sky Deutschland, the Sunday Times reported.


Trading firms and employees raised concerns about high-speed traders at Barclays Plc's "dark pool" months before the United States accused the bank of favoring its high-frequency trading clients, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the firms.   Continuación...