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Slovak Republic - Factors To Watch on Feb 27

BRATISLAVA, Feb 27 Here are news stories, press reports and events to watch which may affect Slovak financial markets on Monday. ALL TIMES GMT (Slovak Republic: GMT + 1 hour) =========================ECONOMIC DATA======================== Real-time economic data releases.................. Summary of economic data and forecasts......... Recently released economic data................ Previous stories on Slovak da

UPDATE 2-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Feb 27

Feb 27 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 37 points at 7,280 on Monday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.3 percent ahead of the cash market open.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Feb 27

Feb 27 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 37 points at 7,280 on Monday, according to financial bookmakers. * The UK blue chip index closed 0.4 percent down on Friday, with lenders Standard Chartered and RBS among the biggest fallers. * LSE/DEUTSCHE BOERSE: London Stock Exchange said its proposed merger with Deutsche Boerse AG was unlikely to be approved by the European Commission, leaving the stock market operators' third attempt at combining on the brink

SE Asia Stocks-Cautious ahead of Trump speech

By Susan Mathew Feb 27 Southeast Asian stock markets moved sideways on Monday, in line with Asian peers ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump's speech to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday night, where he is expected to unveil some elements of his plans to cut taxes. Trump would use the speech to disclose some elements of his sweeping plans to cut taxes for the middle class, simplify the tax system and make American companies more globally competitive with lower rates