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.


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 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...