August 24, 2017 / 5:44 AM / a month ago

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Aug 24

    Aug 24 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 10 points on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers.              * SHELL: Royal Dutch Shell, Anadarko Petroleum and Exxon Mobil announced they were curbing some oil and gas output on Wednesday at facilities in the Gulf of Mexico ahead of a storm expected to hit the Texas coast later this week.     * STONEGATE PUB: Stonegate Pub Company (IPO-SPC.L) on Thursday will take a decision on a 100 million pounds takeover of Revolution Bars, Sky News reported on Wednesday.     * OIL: Oil was steady on Thursday, holding gains from the previous session after another fall in U.S. crude inventories indicated a tighter market, and as a tropical storm was heading for oil producing facilities in the Gulf of Mexico.     * EX-DIVS: Carnival, London Stock Exchange Group, Mondi , Paddy Power Betfair and Prudential Plc will trade without entitlement to their latest dividend pay-out on Thursday, trimming 2.32 points off the FTSE 100 according to Reuters calculations      * The UK blue chip FTSE 100 index ended flat at 7,382.65 points on Wednesday, as a sharp fall for advertiser WPP was offset by gains in mining shares, which extended a strong run, and a buoyant health sector.     * For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on: cpurl://apps.cp./cms/?pageId=livemarkets          * UK CORPORATE DIARY:      Premier Oil PLC                    Half Year 2017 Earnings Release  Hunting PLC                        Half Year 2017 Earnings Release  OneSavings Bank                    Half Year 2017 Earnings Release  Phoenix                            Half Year 2017 Earnings Release  PlayTech                           Half Year 2017 Earnings Release  Seadrill Partners LLC              Q2 2017 Earnings Release  John Laing Group PLC               Half Year 2017 Earnings Release  Sportech PLC                       Half Year 2017 Earnings Release  Macfarlane Group PLC               Half Year 2017 Earnings Release  PV Crystalox Solar                 Half Year 2017 Earnings Release             TODAY'S UK PAPERS     > Financial Times                          > Other business headlines              Multimedia versions of Reuters Top News are now available for:  * 3000 Xtra    : visit  * For Top News :   (Reporting by Siju Varghese)   

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