UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Aug 24 – Business Insider

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Aug 24 (Reuters) – Britain’s FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 10 points on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.1 percent ahead of the cash market open.

* DIXONS CARPHONE: Britain’s Dixons Carphone Plc downgraded expectations for full-year profit on Thursday, reflecting tougher conditions in the mobile market as customers hold on to handsets for longer and currency fluctuations made new devices more expensive.

* PHOENIX GROUP: British life insurer Phoenix Group plans to compete “selectively on accretive” bulk annuity deals in response to the large number of portfolios on the market, it said on Thursday.

* HUNTING: Oilfield services company Hunting Plc reported a…

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