September 4, 2017 / 5:20 AM / in 3 months

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept 4

    Sept 4 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 11
points lower at 7438.5 on Monday, according to financial bookmakers.
    
    * SPORTS DIRECT: British fund manager Legal & General Investment Management
said it would vote against the re-election of the chairman of retailer Sports
Direct over continued concerns about the company's governance.  

    * BREXIT: The opposition Labour Party will propose changes to the
government's EU repeal bill to ensure it does not exclude Britain remaining in
the single market and customs union as part of a transitional Brexit period, The
Times reported.
    * The UK blue chip index closed ended up 0.1 percent, backed by buoyant
mining stocks, were up for their first September trades on Friday after
outperforming their European peers with a second consecutive monthly rise in
August.
    * For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on: cpurl://apps.cp./cms/?pageId=livemarkets
    
    * UK CORPORATE DIARY: 
 Dechra Pharmaceuticals PLC                  Full Year 2017 Earnings Release
 Johnson Service Group PLC                   Half Year 2017 Earnings Release
 
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 (Reporting by Esha Vaish in Bengaluru)
  

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