UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Friday July 10

viernes 10 de julio de 2015 02:59 GYT

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By Liisa Tuhkanen

LONDON, July 10 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE futures contract rose 1.4 percent on Friday as a glimmer of hope that Greece and its international creditors might come to an agreement boosted European markets.

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* The UK blue chip index closed 90.93 points, or 1.4 percent higher on Thursday, moving away from the six-month lows touched earlier in the week.

HOUSEBUILDERS - Britain will announce on Friday an overhaul of rules on how and where new houses can be built as it tries to address a chronic shortage of homes and put its economy on a sounder footing.