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Last Trade - 20/09/19

Sector
Basic Materials
Size
Large Cap
Market Cap £5.29bn
Enterprise Value £5.72bn
Revenue £1.60bn
Position in Universe 165th / 1829

UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Aug 8

Thu 8th August, 2019 7:46am
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    Aug 8 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100  .FTSE  index is seen
opening up 21 points at 7,220 on Thursday, according to
financial bookmakers, with futures  FFIc1  up 1% ahead of the
cash market open.
    
    * HARGREAVES LANSDOWN: British fund supermarket Hargreaves
Lansdown  HRGV.L  on Thursday posted a 8.4% increase in
full-year assets, boosted by an increase in its client base and
net inflows of cash.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nFWN2531ND
    * AVIVA: British life and general insurer Aviva  AV.L  said
on Thursday it was reviewing its Asia business as it posted a
forecast-beating 1% rise in first-half operating profit.
 urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nFWN2531NH
    * COCA COLA HBC: Swiss-based soft drink bottler Coca Cola
HBC AG  CCH.L  reported a rise in first-half net sales on
Thursday, driven by greater demand in Nigeria and other emerging
markets in eastern Europe along with warm weather in the second
half of June.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL4N2541XA
    * HASTINGS: Hastings  HSTG.L  on Thursday posted first-half
profit that more than halved, as the British insurer set aside
more money for claims after a government-ordered change in the
discount rate used to calculate compensation for personal
injuries.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL4N2541Y9
    * SAVILLS: Real estate services provider Savills Plc  SVS.L 
on Thursday posted lower pretax profit for the first half, as
uncertainty due to the U.S.-China trade dispute and Brexit hit
its earnings from Asia and the UK, respectively.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL4N2541XV
    * BELLWAY: British housebuilder Bellway Plc  BWY.L  forecast
higher annual housing revenue on Thursday, as it sold more
affordable homes at higher prices.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL4N2541X8
    * CO-OP BANK: Britain's Co-operative Bank narrowed its
losses in the first half of 2019, but warned its profitability
was under strain due to intense competition in the mortgage
market.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL4N2541U0
    * RYANAIR: Members of Ryanair's  RYA.I  British pilot union
voted on Wednesday in favour of strike action later this month
in a dispute over working conditions, the British Airline Pilots
Association (BALPA) said.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL8N25375M
    * DEBENHAMS: British department store group Debenhams will
appoint Stefaan Vansteenkiste as its new chief executive
officer, while Terry Duddy will step down as chairman in
September, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on
Wednesday.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL4N2534OA  
    * OIL: Oil futures jumped more than $1 a barrel on Thursday,
recovering half of the nearly 5% losses in the previous session,
on expectations that lower prices may lead to production cuts.
 urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL4N2540N0
    * GOLD: Gold prices rose again on Thursday after topping the
$1,500 mark in the previous session, as central banks around the
world slashed interest rates amidst fears of a global recession.
 urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL4N2540EU
    * EX-DIVS: Astrazeneca  AZN.L , Barclays  BARC.L  , BP
 BP.L , BT Group BT.L , Diageo  DGE.L , Direct Line  DLGD.L ,
Fresnillo  FRES.L , Glaxosmithkline  GSK.L , Hiscox  HSX.L ,
Informa  INF.L , Lloyds Bank Group  LLOY.L , Rio Tinto  RIO.L ,
Rentokil Initial  RTO.L , Standard Chartered Bank  STAN.L  ,
Unilever  ULVR.L   will trade without entitlement to its latest
dividend pay-out on Thursday, trimming 37.7 points off the FTSE
100, according to Reuters calculations.  
    * The UK blue-chip index closed up 0.4% higher at 7,198.70
as investors composed themselves after sell-offs triggered by
worries over the U.S.-China trade dispute and a weaker sterling
supported exporter stocks.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL4N25324J   
    * For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please
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 (Reporting by Indranil Sarkar and Siju Varghese in Bengaluru)
 ((Indranil.Sarkar@thomsonreuters.com; +917022132226))
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