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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Aug 5

Aug 5 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index .FTSE is seen opening higher on Friday, with futures FFIc1 up 0.1%. * LSEG: The London Stock Exchange Group LSEG.L launched a 750 million pound ($910.65 million) share buy-back. * TULLOW OIL: Tullow Oil TLW.L said it would abandon drilling operations at Beebei-Potaro exploration well in offshore Guyana. *
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Aug 5

Aug 5 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index .FTSE is seen opening higher on Friday, with futures FFIc1 up 0.2%. * BOE: The Bank of England raised interest rates by the most in 27 years on Thursday in an attempt to smother surging inflation on track to top 13%, even as it warned a long recession is coming. * SUN LIFE: Sun Life Financial's SLF.TO shar
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No 'free lunch' in insurance reform, BoE says as politics threatens timetable

By Huw Jones and Carolyn Cohn LONDON, July 8 (Reuters) - Reform of insurance capital rules should not be a "free lunch" that puts pensioners and policyholders at risk, Bank of England Deputy Governor Sam Woods said on Friday, as the industry debates rule changes potentially delayed by political turmoil. Changing insurance rules known as Solvency II
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Bank of England sticks to insurance reform plan despite opposition

LONDON, July 8 (Reuters) - Reform of insurance capital rules would free up to 90 billion pounds ($108.05 billion) of capital for investment, but it should not be a "free lunch" that puts pensioners and policyholders at risk, Bank of England Deputy Governor Sam Woods said on Friday. Changing insurance rules known as Solvency II that were inherited f
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Insurers need to do more to prepare for climate change, BoE says

By Carolyn Cohn and Huw Jones LONDON, June 8 (Reuters) - Insurers need to plug data gaps to be better prepared for the impact of climate change on their operations and further work may be needed on how much capital they should hold, the Bank of England (BoE) said on Wednesday. The BoE has just published the outcome of its first climate-related stre
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