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217.8p -4.9  -2.2%

Last Trade - 18/09/20

Sector
Industrials
Size
Mid Cap
Market Cap £1.10bn
Enterprise Value £2.89bn
Revenue £4.45bn
Position in Universe 362nd / 1807

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on March 28

Tue 28th March, 2017 6:25am
March 28 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100  .FTSE  index is seen opening up 24 
points on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers. 
     
    * TESCO: Two of Tesco Plc's  TSCO.L  biggest shareholders have called on the 
supermarket group to withdraw its 3.7 billion-pound ($4.7 billion) agreed offer 
for wholesaler Booker Group Plc  BOK.L , potentially casting doubt on the deal's 
progress.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL5N1H45BK 
    * LLOYDS OF LONDON: Lloyds of London, the world's largest speciality 
insurance market, will this week pick Brussels or Luxembourg for its planned 
European Union subsidiary, after Dublin had been an early favourite, sources 
say.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL5N1H43IY 
    * BREXIT: Qatar pledged 5 billion pounds ($6.3 billion) of investment in 
Britain on Monday in a show of support for the world's fifth-largest economy 
just two days before Prime Minister Theresa May triggers formal Brexit talks. 
 urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL5N1H44KL 
    * BRITAIN DEBT: The number of people seeking help from a leading British 
debt advice service hit a record high last year, reflecting a surge in borrowing 
by consumers and the financial strains on younger workers, the charity said on 
Tuesday.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL5N1H4270 
    * OIL: Oil prices rose on Tuesday, supported by a weak dollar, but crude 
continued to be weighed down by surging U.S. production and uncertainty over 
whether an OPEC-led supply cut is big enough to rebalance the market. 
 urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL3N1H51MT 
    * The UK blue chip FTSE 100  .FTSE  index closed down 0.6 percent at 
7,293.50 points on Monday, after the failure of U.S. President Donald Trump to 
push his healthcare reforms through Congress hit mining shares and Babcock 
 BAB.L  fell after exiting a contract.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL5N1H44PZ 
    * For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on: cpurl://apps.cp./cms/?pageId=livemarkets 
     
    * UK CORPORATE DIARY:     
 Ergomed PLC                ERGO.L    Full Year 2016 
 Ladbrokes Coral Group      LCL.L     Full Year 2016 
 A.G.Barr PLC               BAG.L     Full Year 2016 
 Moss Bros Group PLC        MOSB.L    Half Year 2017 
 Personal Group Holdings    PGH.L     Full Year 2016 
 Ebiquity PLC               EBQ.L     Full Year 2016 
 Card Factory PLC          CARDC.L    Full Year 2016 
 AA PLC                     AAAA.L    Full Year 2017 
 Carnival PLC               CCL.L     Q1 2017 
 Wolseley PLC               WOS.L     Half Year 2017 
 United Utilites             UU.L     Full Year 2016 
 Gulf Marine Services       GMS.L     Full Year 2016 
         
    TODAY'S UK PAPERS 
    > Financial Times                       PRESS/FT  
    > Other business headlines              PRESS/GB  
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 * For Top News : http://topnews.reuters.com 
 
 (Reporting by Siju Varghese; Editing by Sherry Jacob-Phillips) 
 ((siju.varghese@thomsonreuters.com; Tel: +91 80 6749 3687; Reuters Messaging: 
siju.varghese.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net)) 
 
Keywords: BRITAIN STOCKS/FACTORS
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