April 4, 2017 / 5:38 AM / a year ago

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 4

    April 4 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 15.8
points higher on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers.
    * SHELL: Royal Dutch Shell's integrated gas and new energies
director, Maarten Wetselaar, said on Tuesday that destination clauses in
long-term liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply contracts that have linked
suppliers and customers for decades are "not really crucial".
    * BP: BP Plc has agreed to cut about 5 million pounds ($6.24 million)
from Chief Executive Bob Dudley's maximum pay for the next three years in a bid
to avoid a shareholder revolt, Sky News said on Monday, citing people briefed on
the matter.
    * SPORTS DIRECT: Sports Direct's appointment of a law firm with
close links to the retailer for a governance review is an issue for shareholder
Legal & General Investment Management, LGIM said in its annual report on
corporate governance on Tuesday.
    * BREXIT: British Prime Minister Theresa May must prove that "no deal is
better than a bad deal" by offering an economic assessment on the impact of
leaving the European Union with no agreement, a parliamentary committee said on
    * BREXIT: Britain should aim to secure visa-free travel between the UK and
the European Union in upcoming negotiations to leave the bloc, an association of
travel agents said on Tuesday, adding that a transitional deal could also help
the sector.
    * OIL: Oil prices rose slightly on Tuesday due to a weaker dollar, though a
rebound in Libyan production put pressure on the market and rising U.S. drilling
signalled the potential for increased supply and capped price gains.
    * The UK blue chip FTSE 100 index closed 0.6 percent lower at
7,282.69 points on Monday, as oil-related stocks reversed course to trade lower
and banks also weighed.
    * For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on: cpurl://apps.cp./cms/?pageId=livemarkets
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 (Reporting by Siju Varghese; Editing by Sunil Nair)
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