December 6, 2017 / 6:33 AM / in a year

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Dec 6

    Dec 6 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 41 points
lower at 7,286.6 on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers. 
    * GLAXOSMITHKLINE: The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)
on Wednesday said it is taking local units of GlaxoSmithKline and Swiss
healthcare company Novartis to court over false or misleading
representations in the marketing of pain relief products. 
    * OIL: Oil prices dipped on Wednesday, as refined product inventories in the
United States rose in what the market interpreted as a sign of lacklustre
    * GOLD: Gold prices nudged down early on Wednesday after touching a
two-month low in the previous session, despite a slightly weaker
    * BRITAIN-PHARMACEUTICALS: Britain won a vote of confidence from its
economically important life sciences sector on Wednesday as five drug companies
committed to invest in the country under the government's industrial strategy
plans after Brexit.   
    * The UK blue chip index ended the session 0.2 percent lower at 7,327.50
points on Tuesday, as sterling picked itself up from a session low on the back
of timid optimism about a Brexit deal.
    * For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on: cpurl://apps.cp./cms/?pageId=livemarkets
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 (Reporting by Harish Bhaskar)
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