Oct 18 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 23 points higher on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers. * SAINSBURY'S: Sainsbury's, Britain's second biggest supermarket group behind Tesco, is seeking to cut up to 2,000 jobs mainly in its payroll and human resources departments, a company spokesman said on Tuesday. * RIO TINTO: The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said it charged mining company Rio Tinto Plc and two of its former top executives o
Oct 17 Britain's FTSE 100 futures was down 0.1 percent ahead of cash market open.
(Corrects first paragraph to say '10 points' instead of '10 percent') Oct 17 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 10 points at 7,536.9 points on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers. * CAPITA: Capita staff represented by British trade union Unite will go on strike after talks with the company over changes to its defined benefit pension scheme failed, the union said on Monday. * RIO TINTO: Global miner Rio Tinto on Tuesday said it had lifted its third
(Adds company news items) Oct 16 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 20 points higher on Monday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.03 percent ahead of the cash market open. * INTERSERVE: British support services and construction company Interserve Plc said on Monday it has engaged in discussions with its lenders. * CONVATEC: British medical technology company ConvaTec Group Plc cut its full-year organic
Oct 16 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 20 points higher on Monday, according to financial bookmakers. * GLENCORE: Glencore PLC had a standstill agreement that temporarily prevents the Swiss company from making a hostile bid for U.S. commodities trader Bunge Ltd , the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. Bunge had rebuffed a takeover approach by Glencore in May. * EASYJET: EasyJet is in talks to take on up to 25 A320 aircraft