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Sector
Financials
Size
Mid Cap
Market Cap £440.1m
Enterprise Value £245.3m
Revenue £326.6m
Position in Universe 538th / 1819

UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Nov 14

Thu 14th November, 2019 7:55am
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    Nov 14 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100  .FTSE  index is seen opening 17
points lower at 7,334 on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers, with
futures FFIc1 down 0.06% ahead of the cash market open.

    * NATIONAL GRID: National Grid  NG.L , which is facing an investigation over
a widespread power cut in Britain a few months ago, reported a drop in
first-half earnings compared with last year.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL4N27U285 
    * BURBERRY: British luxury brand Burberry  BRBY.L  said the popularity of
collections by designer Riccardo Tisci boosted sales in its second quarter,
helping offset double-digit declines in Hong Kong where trading has been
impacted by protests.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL8N27U21F
    * STOBART: Infrastructure and support services company Stobart Group
 STOB.L  suspended its dividend to conserve cash and reported a bigger
first-half loss on Thursday, hurt by impairment charges.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL4N27U2BG
    * FIRSTGROUP: British transport operator FirstGroup Plc  FGP.L  said on
Thursday it was in advanced talks with bidders for the sale of its iconic
Greyhound bus line, but posted a bigger loss for the first half of the year due
to a charge related to the business.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL4N27U27W
    * PREMIER OIL: Premier Oil  PMO.L  said on Thursday it expects annual
production at the upper end of a previous forecast, banking on higher output
from its flagship Catcher field in the British North Sea, and said its debt pile
had reduced by $300 million.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL4N27U217
    * MEDICLINIC: Mediclinic International Plc  MDCM.L  reported a 4% rise in
half-year core earnings on Thursday as the company's Swiss business adjusted to
regulatory changes and its South African and Middle Eastern operations performed
well.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL8N27T2C5
    * BHP: BHP Group Ltd  BHP.AX   BHPB.L  on Thursday named its Australian head
Mike Henry to succeed Andrew Mackenzie as the miner's chief executive, shunning
calls from some investors for fresh blood from outside the Anglo Australian
giant.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL4N27T4VP
    * WOODFORD: Investors in British money manager Neil Woodford's flagship fund
could lose more than 1 billion pounds, four times more than had it reopened in
December, according to estimates made by his firm before the shock closure of
the fund.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL8N27S3A7
    * ROYAL MAIL: British postal company Royal Mail  RMG.L  on Wednesday won a
high court injunction to stop strikes by its biggest union around the time of a
national election on Dec. 12 and in the busy run-up to Christmas.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL4N27T3TR
    * GOLD: Gold prices inched up on Thursday as Asian equities turned lower
after weaker-than-expected economic data out of China weighed on risk appetite,
boosting demand for safe-haven assets.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL4N27U199
    * OIL: Oil prices rose on Thursday after industry data showed a surprise
drop in U.S. crude inventories while comments from an OPEC official about
lower-than-expected U.S. shale production growth in 2020 also provided some
support for oil.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL4N27U0SK
    * EX-DIVS: Bunzl  BNZL. , GSK  GSK.L , Shell  RDSa.L   RDSb.L  and Sainsbury
 SBRY.L  will trade without entitlement to their latest dividend pay-out on
Thursday, trimming 15.9 points off the FTSE 100 according to Reuters
calculations.   urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL8N27R21U 
    * The UK blue chip index fell 0.2% lower on Wednesday as traders grew weary
of mixed trade signals from U.S. President Donald Trump and trimmed some early
losses as exporter stocks such as Diageo  DGE.L  and AstraZeneca  AZN.L 
benefited from a weaker pound.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL4N27T28F
    
    * For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on:
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 (Reporting by Pushkala Aripaka and Noor Zainab Hussain in Bengaluru)
 ((Pushkala.A@thomsonreuters.com; Twitter: @pushkala_a; within UK: +44 20 7542
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