UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Jan 26

Jan 26 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE index is seen opening higher on Wednesday with futures FFIc1 up 0.83%.

* WIZZ AIR: Wizz Air WIZZ.L posted a third-quarter operating loss of 213.6 million euros and said the fourth quarter loss was likely to be slightly higher than that, before an expected improvement in spring.

* QUILTER: Fund manager Quilter IPO-OLD.L saw a strong final quarter of 2021, with improved year-on-year net flows, it said in a trading statement.

* TULLOW OIL: West Africa-focused Tullow Oil TLW.L expects its 2021 free cashflow to come in higher than previously forecast at $250 million and expects this year's cash flow to come in at $100 million at an oil price of $75 a barrel, it said.

* M&G: British money manager M&G MNG.L said it has taken a minority stake in digital wealth manager Moneyfarm as part of a broader partnership.

* PETS AT HOME: Britain's Pets At Home PETSP.L raised its profit outlook for fiscal 2022, as the pet supplies retailer witnessed sustained demand across its businesses.

* BREWIN DOLPHIN: Brewin Dolphin BRW.L posted a rise in income for the first quarter, helped by continued growth in inflows to record levels since last year.

* CMC MARKETS: Online trading platform CMC Markets Plc CMCX.L said its amount of client money and assets under administration in the third quarter remained close to record highs, and reiterated its annual profit outlook.

* STAGECOACH-NATIONAL EXPRESS: Britain's competition regulator issued an order preventing public transport group StageCoach SGC.L and rival National Express NEX.L from disposing of key UK assets as the watchdog reviews their merger.

* RMG-ASSETCO: UK-based acquisition vehicle AssetCo ASTO.L said it will buy investment and consulting firm River & Mercantile Group (RMG) RIV.L , in a deal, which along with a planned capital return, will value RMG at 289 million pounds.

* London's FTSE 100 rebounded on Tuesday from a one-month low hit a day earlier, supported by major bank stocks as expectations of tighter monetary policy drove up bond yields.

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Reporting by Sinchita Mitra and Amna Karimi in Bengaluru

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