November 17, 2017 / 5:18 AM / a year ago

REFILE-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Nov 17

 (Corrects date in headline)
    Nov 17 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 10
points at 7,377.1 on Friday, according to financial bookmakers. 
    * GOCOMPARE-ZGP: A top five shareholder in GoCompare said the
British price comparison company should respond "positively" if a sweetened
offer by Zoopla-owner ZPG were made in the region of 520 million
    * GOLD: Gold prices rose on Friday as the dollar weakened after a report
that investigators looking into possible Russian interference in the 2016 U.S.
presidential election had subpoenaed President Donald Trump's election campaign
for documents.
    * OIL: Oil prices steadied on Friday after recent declines, but were on
track for their first weekly fall in six weeks as concerns about surging U.S.
supplies put a dent in the market's recent rally.
    * The UK blue chip FTSE 100 index closed up 0.2 percent at 7,386.94
points on Thursday, as share index shrugged off weakness from oil stocks on
Thursday as a handful of earnings updates were in focus, though GKN
plunged on uncertainty following the ditching of its CEO designate.
    * For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on: cpurl://apps.cp./cms/?pageId=livemarkets
 Record PLC             Half Year 2018 Earnings Release
    > Financial Times                     
    > Other business headlines            
 Multimedia versions of Reuters Top News are now available for:
 * 3000 Xtra    : visit
 * For Top News :

 (Reporting by Siju Varghese)
0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below