UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Tuesday Oct 20

martes 20 de octubre de 2015 01:45 GYT

LONDON, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening
down 1 to 2 points, or flat in percentage terms on Tuesday, according to
financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please
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    * Britain's FTSE 100 index closed down 25.71 points, or 0.4 percent
lower, at 6,352.33 points, underperforming European indexes after mining shares
fell along with metals prices. 
    * BARCLAYS - British bank Barclays Plc and U.S. bank Wachovia, now
part of Wells Fargo & Co, will pay a combined $378 million to resolve
claims over toxic mortgage-backed securities sold to now-failed credit unions, a
U.S. credit union regulator said on Monday.
    * AL NOOR HOSPITALS, NMC HEALTH - A third potential bidder,
NMC Health, has expressed interest in acquiring Al Noor Hospitals, the chief
executive of the London-listed healthcare firm told the UAE paper The National.

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 (Reporting by Alistair Smout)