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Last Trade - 23/09/20

Sector
Financials
Size
Large Cap
Market Cap £10.63bn
Enterprise Value £-5.19bn
Revenue £35.00bn
Position in Universe 92nd / 1809

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Aug 13

Thu 13th August, 2020 6:18am
Aug 13 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100  .FTSE  index is seen opening 47
points lower at 6,233 on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers.

    * ASTRAZENECA: Argentina and Mexico will produce the AstraZeneca COVID-19
vaccine for most of Latin America, Argentine President Alberto Fernandez said on
Wednesday.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL1N2FE2NP  
    * AIRLINES: Southwest Airlines Co  LUV.N , Ryanair Holdings Plc  RYA.I  and
easyJet Plc  EZJ.L  are the only three airlines whose bonds are still rated
investment grade, S&P Global Ratings said.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL4N2FE3K0
    * OIL: Crude oil prices eased slightly but held most of their gains from the
previous session after U.S. government data showed a fall in inventories. 
 urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL4N2FF0NM
    * GOLD: Gold climbed 1% on a softer dollar, consolidating further above the
key $1,900 level, with an ultra-low interest rate environment and worries over
global economic fallout from mounting COVID-19 cases.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL4N2FF0D3
    * EX-DIVS: Ashtead Group  AHT.L , Aviva  AV.L , Astrazeneca  AZN.L , BP
 BP.L , Diageo  DGE.L , Glaxosmithkline  GSK.L , Legal&General  LGEN.L , Phoenix
Group  PHNX.L , Pearson  PSON.L , Royal Dutch Shell  RDSa.L   RDSb.L , Segro
 SGRO.L  and Smurfit Kappa  SKG.L  will trade without entitlement to its latest
dividend pay-out on Thursday, trimming 22.4 points off the FTSE 100, according
to Reuters calculations.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL8N2FE4ZH
    * The UK blue-chip index  .FTSE  jumped 2% on Wednesday as investors focused
on signs of a recovery in economic output in June, shrugging off a record 20.4%
plunge in the second quarter, the largest contraction reported by any major
economy.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL4N2FE1WR
    
    * UK CORPORATE DIARY:       
 National Express Group   NEX.L     HY Earnings Releases
 Renishaw                 RSW.L     FY Earnings Releases
 Coats Group              COA.L     HY Earnings Releases
 Just Group               JUSTJ.L   HY Earnings Releases
 GVC Holdings             GVC.L     Interim Results
 
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 (Reporting by Tapanjana Rudra)
 ((Tapanjana.Rudra@thomsonreuters.com;))
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