21 de enero de 2015 / 6:53 / hace 3 años

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Wednesday January 21

LONDON, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening
up 16 to 27 points, or 0.4 percent higher on Wednesday, according to financial
bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on
    * The FTSE 100 index closed 0.5 percent higher at 6,620.10 points on
Tuesday, after earlier reaching its highest point since the start of 2015 at
6,640.44 points. 
    * BHP BILLITON - The world's largest miner said on Wednesday it
would cut its spending on shale drilling over the next six months as it looks to
meet its promise not to reduce dividends in the face of a collapse in iron ore,
copper and oil prices. 
    * OIL FIRMS - North Sea oil and gas field operator Talisman Sinopec Energy
UK said it would cut 300 jobs due to falling production and rising operating
costs in the wake of plunging oil prices, becoming the latest company to axe
jobs after oil majors BP and ConocoPhillips cut more than 500
jobs in the North Sea. 

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