UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Wednesday Jan 2

Last Updated: Wed, Jan 02, 2013 07:10 hrs

LONDON Jan 2 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 57-72 points, or 1.2 percent on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers, as the first trading session of 2013 starts in positive fashion after U.S. lawmakers approved a deal preventing massive tax hikes and spending cuts.

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