July 6 (Reuters) - Metlife Inc:
* Metlife Inc - u.s. Securities and exchange commission (sec) has declared Brighthouse Financial, Inc.'s registration statement on form 10 effective
* Metlife Inc - expects that on Aug 7, regular-way trading will commence on Nasdaq for Brighthouse Financial Inc common stock under symbol "bhf"
* Metlife - Nasdaq advised that Brighthouse Financial, common stock will begin trading on a "when-issued" basis under symbol "BHFWV" on Monday, July 17
* Metlife - expects starting July 17, co's common stock to trade without right to receive Brighthouse Financial common stock dividend under "met wi." Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: