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UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Dec. 30
December 30, 2016 / 7:27 AM / a year ago

UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Dec. 30

(Adds futures)

Dec 30 (Reuters) - Britain’s FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 3 points, or 0.04 percent, on Friday, the last working day of the year, according to financial bookmakers, with futures trading flat ahead of the cash market open.

* The UK blue-chip index closed 14.2 points higher at a record level of 7,120 on Thursday.

* OIL: Oil prices are on track for their biggest annual percentage gain since 2009 on the back of an agreement struck between OPEC and non-OPEC countries to cut crude production output.

* For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on: cpurl://apps.cp./cms/?pageId=livemarkets


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