LONDON, March 4 Britain's FTSE 100 index
is seen opening up 17-24 points, or as much as 0.4 percent
higher on Tuesday, with investors heartened by Russia's move to
order troops in an area which borders crisis-hit Ukraine to
return to their bases.
* The UK blue chip index closed down 101.35 points, or 1.5
percent, at 6,708.35 on Monday.
* UK Markit/CIPS February construction PMI is set for
release at 0930 GMT.
* BP : A divided U.S. appeals court rejected BP Plc's
bid to block businesses from recovering money over the 2010 Gulf
of Mexico oil spill, even if they could not trace their economic
losses to the disaster.
* UK CORPORATE DIARY:
ASHTEAD reports third-quarter results
FRESNILLO reports full-year results
GLENCORE XSTRATA reports full-year results
SERCO reports full-year results
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