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Consumer Defensives
Large Cap
Market Cap £7.03bn
Enterprise Value £12.30bn
Revenue £29.05bn
Position in Universe 150th / 1785

UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept. 16

Thu 16th September, 2021 7:34am
(Adds futures, news items)
    Sept 16 - Britain's FTSE 100  .FTSE  index is seen opening
21 points higher on Thursday, with futures  .FFIc1  marginally
up 0.16%.
    * IG: Online trading platform IG Group Holdings Plc  IGG.L 
reported a 4% drop in adjusted first-quarter revenue, as volumes
fell compared to high volatility seen last year when the
pandemic took markets by a storm.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL4N2QI1CE
    * PHILIP MORRIS: Cigarette maker Philip Morris International
(PMI)  PM.N  said it had received about 75% of Vectura  VEC.L 
shares from shareholders as part of a public tender offer
process to acquire the British company.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL4N2QI1AP
    * WICKES: British home improvement retailer Wickes Group
 WIX.L  raised its annual profit forecast, driven by strong
sales volumes through its digital channels.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL4N2QI1C9
    * CO-OPERATIVE GROUP: British supermarket group the
Co-operative Group  42TE.L  reported a first half loss and
warned the country's supply chain disruption would put pressure
on full year profit.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nASN001NQP
    * SAINSBURY: British supermarket group Sainsbury's  SBRY.L 
will offer lower prices to customers, deepening ties with
shoppers and cutting costs.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL8N2QD0GP
    * GOLD: Gold prices inched lower as cautious investors
awaited signals on the U.S. Federal Reserve's timeline on
withdrawal of its pandemic-era stimulus, with analysts expecting
a further slide in prices on a formal announcement.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL1N2QI083
    * OIL: Oil prices climbed, extending the previous day's
solid gains after a larger-than-expected drawdown in crude oil
stocks in the United States.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL1N2QI07T
    * UK shares ended lower on Wednesday, weighed by industrial
and consumer discretionary stocks, after data showed British
inflation accelerated to a 9-year high, fuelling concerns of a
sooner-than-expected stimulus tapering by the Bank of England.
 Galliford Try      GFRD.L      FY results
 IG Group           IGG.L       Trading update
 Ashtead Group      AHT.L       Q1 results
 Kier               KIE.L       FY results
 Hilton Foods       HFG.L       HY results
 C&C Group          GCC.L       Trading statement
 Wickes Group       WIX.L       HY results
    * For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please
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 (Reporting By Geetha Panchaksharam)
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