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UPDATE 2-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Aug 30

Aug 30 Britain's FTSE 100 index is expected to open 13-18 points, or 0.2-0.3 percent, lower on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures trading down 0.3 percent ahead of the cash market open.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Aug 30

Aug 30 Britain's FTSE 100 index is expected to open lower, according to financial bookmakers. * The UK blue chip index closed up 21.15 points, or 0.3 percent on Friday at 6,838.05, after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen indicated that a U.S. interest rate rise could come later this year, a relief for investors after last week's hawkish comments from some Fed policymakers. * BHP BILLITON: The deadly collapse of a tailings dam last November at the Samarco mine, owned b

European shares steady in early deals, focus on Yellen

LONDON, Aug 26 European equities steadied in early trading on Friday, with investors focusing on a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen later in the session for hints about the timing of a U.S. interest rate hike.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Aug. 26

Aug 26 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening flat, according to financial bookmakers. * The UK blue chip index closed down 0.3 percent at 6,816.90 points on Thursday, extending losses from the previous session as healthcare stocks dropped, though CRH rose after well-received results. * ROLLS-ROYCE: Japanese carrier ANA Holdings needs to replace damaged compressor blades in the Rolls-Royce engines powering its Boeing 787s, it said on Thursday, forcing it to cancel so

European shares end lower on weaker miners and drugmakers

MILAN, Aug 25 European equities fell on Thursday, dragged down by weaker miners and drugmakers, with investors cutting their exposure to riskier assets ahead of a key speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Friday.

European shares open lower led by miners; GFK soars

MILAN, Aug 25 European shares fell in opening deals on Thursday with mining stocks leading losers for a second day in a row, while German market research firm GFK soared on merger and acquisition talk.

UPDATE 2-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Aug. 25

Aug 25 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 13 points, or 0.2 percent lower on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures down about 0.2 percent ahead of the cash market open.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Aug. 25

Aug 25 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 13 points, or 0.2 percent lower on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers. * The UK blue chip index closed down 0.5 percent at 6,835.78 points on Wednesday, underperforming its European peers, as a sharp drop in metals prices put pressure on the mining sector and South Africa-exposed stocks fell as the rand slipped. * BHP BILLITON: Samarco Mineração SA, the Brazilian iron ore joint venture that halted operations

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