Feb 16 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 30 points higher at 7,264.8 on Friday, according to financial bookmakers. * VIRGIN MONEY: Virgin Money formed a rare female chair and chief executive team among Britain's top 350 listed companies by hiring former HSBC HSBA.L executive Irene Dorner as chairwoman. * TULLOW OIL: British oil firm Tullow oil has picked electrical engineer and businessman Kweku Awotwi as the new head of its Ghana operations after the retirem
* Old Mutual, Anglo American rise on Zuma resignation (Adds details, closing prices)
LONDON, Feb 15 A recovery rally in European stocks gathered pace for a second day on Thursday after investors brushed off a spike in U.S. inflation, turning their focus back to strong company earnings from heavy hitters including Europe's largest aerospace firm, Airbus.
Feb 15 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 35 points higher at 7,248.8 on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.60 percent ahead of the cash market open.
Feb 15 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 35 points higher at 7,248.8 on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers. * ANTOFAGASTA: Chilean mining company Antofagasta received environmental approval for a major, $1.1 billion revamp of its Los Pelambres copper mine, the regional government of Coquimbo said on Wednesday. * GVC/LADBROKES: Online gambling company GVC has given away its Turkey business, hoping the move will help smooth its takeover of Ladbrokes a