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UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on June 6
June 6, 2017 / 6:53 AM / 4 months ago

UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on June 6

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June 6 (Reuters) - Britain’s FTSE 100 index is seen opening flat on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures 0.05 percent higher ahead of the cash market open.

* SHAWBROOK: British challenger bank Shawbrook Group Plc said it rejected a raised and final 868 million pounds ($1.12 billion) offer from private equity groups trying to take control of the lender.

* AGGREKO: Aggreko Plc, the world’s largest temporary power provider, said Chief Financial Officer Carole Cran had tendered her resignation after 13 years in the role to become the finance head of Forth Ports Ltd, a Scottish infrastructure funds-owned company.

* AO WORLD: British online retailer AO World reported a 17 percent rise in full-year revenue on Tuesday, driven by strong sales in the UK and Europe through its website.

* RBS: Royal Bank of Scotland is set to face a trial it had hoped to avert over its 2008 share sale, as the last group of holdout investors in the case secured the funds they need to proceed to trial, a source involved in the claim said on Monday.

* SHELL: Equatorial Guinea has short-listed oil major Shell and top crude traders Gunvor and Vitol for an off-take agreement at its Fortuna floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) export terminal and expects to make a final decision by August, its oil minister said on Monday.

* ICAG: British Airways has commissioned an independent study to look into the shutdown of its data center last month that knocked out its systems and stranded 75,000 people over a bank holiday weekend, the CEO of parent group IAG said on Monday.

* The UK blue chip index ended 0.3 percent lower on Monday, falling back from the record high it touched on Friday, with a general election looming and some tourism-related shares dented after an attack in London on Saturday.

* For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on: cpurl://apps.cp./cms/?pageId=livemarkets

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