UK Factors-FTSE futures slip, SAB agrees on terms of deal with ABI

martes 13 de octubre de 2015 02:28 GYT
 

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LONDON Oct 13 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 futures edged down 0.1 percent on Tuesday. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

* The UK blue chip index closed down 0.7 percent at 6,371.18 points on Monday.

* SAB MILLER /ABI : Anheuser-Busch InBev and SAB Miller said on Tuesday they had agreed terms for a takeover, with the world's largest brewer set to pay 44 pounds ($68) per share in cash for its smaller rival.

* BARCLAYS : Britain's third largest bank Barclays PLC is close to naming former JPMorgan Chase banker Jes Staley as chief executive, a move that could signal a renewed focus on the investment banking division that had been pared back under previous CEO Antony Jenkins.

* WORLDPAY: British payments processor Worldpay Group Ltd IPO-WORLD.L has priced its listing on the London Stock Exchange at 240 pence per share, valuing the business at 4.8 billion pounds ($7.4 billion).

* ROYAL MAIL : The British government said on Monday it would sell the remainder of its stake in Royal Mail, bringing to an end its ownership of a postal service that it started privatising in controversial fashion in 2013. On Tuesday, Britain said it had sold a 13 percent stake in Royal Mail.   Continuación...