UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Tuesday Feb 3

martes 3 de febrero de 2015 02:55 GYT

LONDON, Feb 3 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening
flat to 7 points higher, or up as much as 0.1 percent on Tuesday, according to
financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please
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    * The FTSE 100 index closed up 33.15 points, or 0.5 percent at 6,782.55
points on Monday, boosted by a surge in oil firms and Irish building supplies
group CRH.
    * ROYAL DUTCH SHELL < RDSa.L> - Oil company Shell intends to start a 10-year
process to dismantle and remove one of Britain's oldest and biggest oil
platforms, Brent Delta, the company said on Tuesday. 
    Separately, Royal Dutch Shell negotiators met on Monday with the union
representing workers at U.S. refineries as a strike stretches into a third day
after talks on a new national contract broke down. 
    * INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES GROUP - British Airways's owner committed
to serving London to Ireland routes for five years on Monday in a bid to win
backing from the Irish government for its takeover of partly state-owned airline
Aer Lingus.

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 (Reporting by Alistair Smout; Editing by Blaise Robinson)