London Market Report Headlines

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Feb 21

Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 5 points lower at 7,241.9 on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers. * LLOYDS BANKING: Lloyds Banking Group Plc is set to unveil a 1 billion pound ($1.40 billion) share buyback plan and its three-year strategy, Sky News reported. * ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND: Britain lawmakers said on Tuesday they have published in full a report by British regulators into how Royal Bank of Scotland allegedly mistreated small busines

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Feb 20

Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen to open 8 points higher at 7,256.1 on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers. * HSBC HOLDINGS: HSBC Holdings' 2017 pre-tax profit rose 142 percent as the lender avoided the multi-billion dollar restructuring costs that marred its 2016 results but the profit growth lagged expectations as it took a writedown following U.S. tax changes. * CARILLION: Britain's pensions regulator twice ignored requests from trustees of collapse

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Feb 19

Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 12 points higher at 7,306.4 on Monday, according to financial bookmakers. * ASTRAZENECA: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday granted approval for expanded use of AstraZeneca Plc's immunotherapy drug, Imfinzi, to treat non-small cell lung cancer whose tumors can't be surgically removed. * ACACIA MINING: Gold miner Acacia Mining confirmed on Friday it had begun to value its Tanzanian operations for a potentia