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UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on August 28

(Updates futures, adds news) LONDON, Aug 26 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening around 8 points or 0.1 percent higher on Friday, according to financial bookmakers. Futures were down 0.2 percent ahead of the cash market open. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on * The UK blue-chip index rose 3.6 percent on Thursday, recouping all of its losses from this week's bruising sell-off after strong U.S. data calmed global markets rocked by

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on August 28

(Adds futures) LONDON, Aug 26 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening around 8 points or 0.1 percent higher on Friday, according to financial bookmakers. Futures were flat ahead of the cash market open. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on * The UK blue-chip index rose 3.6 percent on Thursday, recouping all of its losses from this week's bruising sell-off after strong U.S. data calmed global markets rocked by concerns over Chinese growt

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on August 28

LONDON, Aug 26 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening around 8 points or 0.1 percent higher on Friday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on * The UK blue-chip index rose 3.6 percent on Thursday, recouping all of its losses from this week's bruising sell-off after strong U.S. data calmed global markets rocked by concerns over Chinese growth. * British consumer morale unexpectedly rose in August to m

European shares jump up as Sept. U.S. rate rise seen less likely

LONDON, Aug 27 - European shares rose on Thursday, buoyed by gains on Asian and U.S. markets after a leading U.S. central bank official said the prospect of a September rate hike seemed "less compelling" than before.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Thursday August 27

LONDON, Aug 27 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 111 to 127 points, or up to 2.1 percent higher on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 1.5 percent ahead of the open. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Thursday August 27

LONDON, Aug 27 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 111 to 127 points, or up to 2.1 percent higher on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on * The FTSE 100 index closed down 1.7 percent at 5,979.20 points, broadly in line with falls in European equities, on Wednesday, as fears about Chinese growth gnawed and a commodities sell-off rattled markets across Europe. * BARCLAYS - Major U.S.

 
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