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1311.5p -20.0  -1.5%

Last Trade - 18/09/20

Sector
Industrials
Size
Large Cap
Market Cap £3.40bn
Enterprise Value £4.58bn
Revenue £2.43bn
Position in Universe 201st / 1807

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on July 29

Wed 29th July, 2020 6:32am
Britain's FTSE 100  .FTSE  index is seen opening 11 points lower at 6,118 on
Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers.

    * GSK: Sanofi  SASY.PA  and GSK  GSK.L  said they had reached an agreement
with Britain to supply it with up to 60 million doses of a potential COVID-19
vaccine.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nP6N2DU00V
    * RETAIL: British retailers discounted their goods less in July than the
month before, after consumer demand picked up in many sectors as coronavirus
lockdown restrictions eased, data from the British Retail Consortium showed.
 urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL5N2EZ64B
    * OFGEM: Britain's energy market regulator Ofgem proposed measures on
Wednesday to tackle what it called unscrupulous energy brokers so small
businesses could get fairer energy deals.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL5N2EZ2SK
    * GOVERNMENT FUND: Britain has announced a 500 million-pound ($647 million)
fund to help television and film companies restart productions after companies
complained they were unable to get insurance because of the coronavirus
pandemic.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL3N2EZ40G
    * OIL: Oil prices rose after an industry report showed that crude
inventories in the United States fell against expectations, giving the market a
boost amid record increases of coronavirus infections in the U.S. and elsewhere.
 urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL3N2F0145
    * The UK blue-chip index  .FTSE  closed up 0.4% on Tuesday, as investors
hedged with defensive stocks ahead of some keenly awaited events such as a U.S.
Federal Reserve meeting and a decision on a U.S. stimulus plan.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL3N2EZ1WL
    
    * UK CORPORATE DIARY:       
 Taylor Wimpey              TW.L     HY Earnings Releases
 Unite Group                UTG.L    HY Earnings Releases
 Dignity                    DTY.L    HY Earnings Releases
 Jupiter Fund Management    JUP.L    HY Earnings Releases
 Barclays                   BARC.L   HY Earnings Releases
 Smith & Nephew             SN.L     HY Earnings Releases
 Next PLC                   NXT.L    Q2 Trading Statement
 Tullow Oil                 TLW.L    HY Trading Statement
 Lancashire Holdings Ltd    LRE.L    Q2 Earnings Releases
 AVEVA Group                AVV.L    Q1 Trading Statement
 Drax Group                 DRX.L    HY Earnings Releases
 Weir Group                 WEIR.L   HY Earnings Releases
 Rio Tinto                  RIO.L    HY Earnings Releases
 Premier Foods              PFD.L    Q1 Trading Statement
 GlaxoSmithKline            GSK.L    Q2 Earnings Releases
 
    
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 (Reporting by Tapanjana Rudra)
 ((Tapanjana.Rudra@thomsonreuters.com;))
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