UK Factors-FTSE futures down as oil prices slip

lunes 26 de octubre de 2015 03:28 GYT

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LONDON Oct 26 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 futures contract was down 0.2 percent on Monday, with a dip in oil prices seen as weighing on major energy stocks.

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* The UK blue chip index closed up 1.1 percent at 6,444.08 points on Friday, reaching its highest level in two-months, spurred by international monetary stimulus after China cut interest rates and as investors bet on further easing from the European Central Bank.

* TRIDENT: The overall cost of replacing and maintaining Britain's nuclear deterrent will reach 167 billion pounds ($256 billion), much more than expected, according to a lawmaker's and Reuters' calculations based on official figures.

* WPP : Britain's WPP, the world's biggest advertising company, reiterated its full-year net sales target on Monday after posting an acceleration in third-quarter trading due to easier comparatives and solid demand in Europe and the United States.

* TALKTALK : British broadband provider TalkTalk said on Sunday it had hired defence company BAE Systems to investigate a cyber attack that may have led to the theft of personal data from its more than 4 million customers.   Continuación...