UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Tuesday July 22

martes 22 de julio de 2014 02:28 GYT

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EDINBURGH, July 22 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up on Tuesday, with futures 0.3 higher ahead of the cash market open, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

* The blue-chip FTSE 100 index ended 0.3 percent lower at 6,728.44 points, with tobacco stocks hit by a multi-billion-dollar fine against RJ Reynolds in the United States and retailers slipping after a profit warning from Tesco.

* ROYAL MAIL GROUP - Britain's Royal Mail Group said it would have to rely on cost control measures and letters sales to meet full-year expectations after rising competition meant parcels revenue would be lower than anticipated.

* ARM - The British company whose processor designs power Apple's and Samsung's smartphones posted a 9 percent rise in second-quarter profit, helped by strong demand to license its technology.