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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Oct 24

Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 11 points lower at 7,513.3 on Tuesday, according to Financial spreadbetters. * RBS: Britain's financial watchdog is considering further action against Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) for its treatment of struggling companies during and after the financial crisis. * BARCLAYS: Hedge fund Red Kite has filed a lawsuit against Barclays Plc , alleging the bank manipulated the copper market to its advantage, causing the hedge

UPDATE 3-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Oct 23

Britain's FTSE 100 index is expected to open 2 points higher at 7,525.5 on Monday, according to financial spreadbetters, with futures up 0.06 percent ahead of the cash market open.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Oct 23

Britain's FTSE 100 index is expected to open 2 points higher at 7,525.5 on Monday, according to financial spreadbetters. * GSK: GlaxoSmithKline's gene therapy for the so-called "bubble boy" disease was approved by Britain's healthcare cost watchdog NICE, despite a price tag of almost 600,000 euros ($700,000). * GSK: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved GlaxoSmithKline's Shingrix shingles vaccine for use in adults aged 50 and over, a move wide

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Oct. 20

Britain's FTSE 100 index is expected to open 30 points higher at 7,553 points on Friday. * GLENCORE: Ukraine's anti-monopoly committee has allowed commodities trader Glencore to own a stake in a major Ukrainian alumina refinery controlled by Russia's Rusal, the committee said in a statement on Wednesday. * BHP: The new chairman of BHP,, the world's biggest miner, threw his weight behind his CEO on Thursday after attacks from activist investor Elliott Advis

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U.S. says it is considering sanctions over Myanmar's treatment of Rohingya

WASHINGTON The United States is taking steps and considering a range of further actions over Myanmar's treatment of its Rohingya Muslim minority, including targeted sanctions under its Global Magnitsky law, the State Department said on Monday.