June 14, 2016 / 5:46 AM / 2 years ago

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on June 14

June 14 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 20
points, or 0.3 percent, on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers. For more
on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on 
    * The UK blue chip index closed 1.2 percent lower at 6,044.97 points on
Monday, as widespread unease about the country's looming European Union
membership vote weighed on markets. 
    * Brazilian iron ore miner Vale SA said on Monday that a 20
billion reais ($5.7 billion) civil lawsuit seeking environmental and property
damages for last year's deadly Samarco mine disaster has been dismissed. Saramco
is a joint venture between Vale and BHP Billiton Ltd. 
    * BP: Venezuelan state-run PDVSA has discharged another cargo of U.S. crude
sold by BP after waiting times of more than a month related to payment
problems that were solved this month under a swap agreement, according to
sources close to the deal. 
    * PERSIMMON: A large investor has called for British housebuilder Persimmon
Plc to scale back an executive pay plan that could see its management
share in windfalls of almost 600 million pounds ($857 million) over the next six
    * GLENCORE: Coal is an investment opportunity as global demand will grow and
a halt in spending would halve seaborne supplies in 15 years' time, Glencore
 said on Monday, adding its own coal operations would be depleted by
2035 without new funds. 
    * UK JOBS: Nerves around Britain's future in Europe dragged on British
employers' hiring plans last quarter, according to a survey from a recruitment
company that warned of an acute skills shortage if Britain leaves the European
    * UK REFERENDUM: Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso issued a fresh warning
against renewed strength in the yen, saying that he would "firmly respond" if
rapid and speculative moves persisted in the foreign exchange market.

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 (Reporting by Esha Vaish in Bengaluru; Editing by Sunil Nair)
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