June 5, 2017 / 5:47 AM / a year ago

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on June 5

    June 5 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100         index is seen opening 8 points
higher at 7555.6 on Monday, according to financial bookmakers. 
    * LONDON ATTACKS: Prime Minister Theresa May said Britain must be tougher in
stamping out Islamist extremism after attackers killed at least seven people by
ramming a van into pedestrians on London Bridge and stabbing revellers in nearby
    * ASTRAZENECA: Women with advanced breast cancer who carry specific genetic
mutations experienced double the response rate and delayed disease progression
when treated with AstraZeneca Plc's         Lynparza compared with standard
chemotherapy, according to data from a late-stage trial presented on
    * BHP:  BHP Billiton Chief Executive         ,         Andrew Mackenzie said
on Monday he has not met with activist hedge fund Elliott Management since their
talks in Barcelona last month and declined to comment on whether another meeting
was scheduled.             
    * OCADO:  British online supermarket Ocado          has struck an overseas
deal with an unnamed regional European retailer, a year and a half after missing
a self-imposed deadline to secure one.             
    * BP: BP        is ready to buy gas from Russia's Rosneft from 2019 after
obtaining permission from Russian officials, TASS news agency quoted BP Chief
Executive Bob Dudley as saying on Friday.             
    * ICAG: The Unite trade union has notified British Airways          that
cabin crew members working for the carrier's mixed fleet are ready to hold four
more days of strikes, starting on June 16, a spokeswoman said on Friday.
    * AIRLINES:  A deadly attack in London and debate over travel restrictions
in the United States put safety concerns high on the agenda as global airline
executives gathered on Sunday for the industry's largest meeting of the
    * BRITAIN ECONOMY: British factory output is on track for its fastest growth
since 2014 this year as a stronger world economy offsets uncertainty about
future exports to the European Union, but the outlook for 2018 is darker, an
industry trade body said on Monday.             
    * The UK blue chip index rose 0.05 percent at close on Friday, while the
domestically focused mid cap FTSE 250 index         inched down 0.04 percent,
reversing earlier gains.             
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 (Reporting by Rahul B in Bengaluru; Editing by Sunil Nair)
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