UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Tuesday June 23

martes 23 de junio de 2015 02:23 GYT

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LONDON, June 23 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index was seen opening roughly steady, with futures up 0.2 percent ahead of the cash market open. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

* The blue-chip index rose 115.22 points, or 1.7 percent, to 6,825.67 points on Monday, as bid speculation boosted media group Sky and utility Severn Trent, while hopes of a Greek debt deal lifted stock markets worldwide.

* LLOYDS - Britain has reduced its stake in Lloyds Banking Group to below 17 percent, the finance ministry said in a stock market disclosure on Tuesday.

* PETROFAC - Oilfield services company Petrofac Ltd said it expected its net profit for the year to be weighted towards the second half and that its order book at the end of May had grown to $20.5 billion.