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UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Jan 19

(Adds company news items, futures) Jan 19 Britain's FTSE 100 futures were up 0.15 percent ahead of the cash market open on Friday. * ESURE: British insurer esure Group Plc said on Friday Stuart Vann, its chief executive since 2012, would step down immediately by mutual consent and its finance head Darren Ogden would take over as interim CEO. * CARPETRIGHT: Britain's biggest floor coverings retailer Carpetright warned on full-ye

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Jan 19

Jan 19 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 12 points on Friday, according to financial bookmakers. * CARILLION LOANS: Five UK banks are facing heavy losses on loans to Carillion , after irreconcilable differences between the company, its lenders and the government pushed the UK construction and services group into liquidation on Monday, sources said. * HSBC SETTLEMENT: HSBC Holdings Plc on Thursday agreed to pay $101.5

UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Jan 18

Jan 18 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 8 points on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.22 percent ahead of the cash market open.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Jan 18

Jan 18 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 8 points on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers. * BHP: Global miner BHP on Thursday reported a 3 percent rise in second-quarter iron ore production year over year and said it expects to meet its full-year target as prices for the steelmaking ingredient outperform forecasts. * WHITBREAD: Activist investor Sachem Head has asked Whitbread to consider a break up of its Costa Coffee chain from its hotels and rest

UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Jan 17

Jan 17 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 21 points at 7,735.3 on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures down 0.16 percent ahead of the cash market open.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Jan 17

Jan 17 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 21 points at 7,735.3 on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers. * RIO TINTO: Rio Tinto Plc on Tuesday said a U.S. regulator's lawsuit accusing the big Anglo-Australian mining company of fraud for overstating the value of Mozambique coal assets it had bought in 2011 should be dismissed. * INFORMA-UBM: Britain's Informa is in talks about a deal to buy events organiser UBM for more than 3 billion pounds ($4.

 
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