UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Feb 21

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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Feb 21
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Feb 21 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE index is seen opening up 7 points on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers.

* GLENCORE: Glencore GLEN.L on Wednesday said it would "vigorously contest" a $680 million tax demand from the British authorities linked to transfer pricing. STANDARD CHARTERED: Standard Chartered Plc STAN.L said on Wednesday Britain's financial watchdog had imposed a fine of 102.2 million pounds ($133.34 million) in relation to its investigation into the bank's historical financial crime controls. ANGLO AMERICAN: Anglo American AAL.L said on Thursday it has suspended operations at its Moranbah North coking coal mine in Australia after one worker died and several were injured on Wednesday. EX-DIVS: Carnival (NYSE: CCL ) CCL.L , GlaxoSmithKline GSK.L and Imperial Brands IMB.L will trade without entitlement to their latest dividend pay-out on Thursday, trimming 7.16 points off the FTSE 100 according to Reuters calculations. The UK blue chip index closed 0.7 percent higher at 7,228.62 points on Wednesday, as Lloyds (LON: LLOY ) gained after promising to return cash to shareholders and optimism prevailed over China-U.S. trade talks. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on: LIVE/

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