UK Stocks-Factors to watch on July 21

lunes 21 de julio de 2014 02:30 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, with the futures contract up by 0.1 percent at 0625 GMT. 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.

* TESCO :

Britain's biggest retailer Tesco said on Monday its chief executive Philip Clarke would quit, to be replaced by Unilever executive Dave Lewis, after it issued a profit warning.

* BSKYB :

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.   Continuación...