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London Market Report Headlines

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Feb 23

Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 11 points lower at 7,241.4 on Friday, according to financial bookmakers. * TEMENOS/FIDESSA: Temenos's planned 1.4 billion pound ($1.95 billion) takeover of financial software peer Fidessa Group will enable faster sales growth at the British company, Temenos Chief Executive David Arnott told Reuters on Thursday. * STOBART: British haulier Stobart is in talks with UK regional airline Flybe FLYB.L about a potential deal be

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Feb 22

Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen to open 82 points lower at 7,199.8 on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers. * INTERSERVE: British contractor Interserve, which is in talks with its bankers to secure funding after issuing two profit warnings last year, has decided to close its power business as part of an operational restructuring of its industrial unit. * ASTRAZENECA: AstraZeneca Plc, said on Wednesday an advisory committee of the U.S. Centers for Dise

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Feb 21

Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 5 points lower at 7,241.9 on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers. * LLOYDS BANKING: Lloyds Banking Group Plc is set to unveil a 1 billion pound ($1.40 billion) share buyback plan and its three-year strategy, Sky News reported. * ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND: Britain lawmakers said on Tuesday they have published in full a report by British regulators into how Royal Bank of Scotland allegedly mistreated small busines