UK Factors to watch on 30 Dec 2016
Fri Dec 30 2016
Eric Whitman (223 articles)

UK Factors to watch on 30 Dec 2016

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.

Eric Whitman

Eric Whitman

Eric Whitman is our Senior Correspondent who has been reporting on Stock Market for last 5+ years. He handles news for UK and Europe. He is based in London


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