March 28, 2019 / 5:42 AM / 6 months ago

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on March 28

    March 28 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 is seen
opening 12 points higher at 7,206 on Thursday, according to
financial bookmakers. 
    * UNILEVER: Unilever, one of the world's biggest
advertisers, will pick a network of "trusted publishers" with
which to spend most of its marketing budget, in its latest
attempt to improve the effectiveness of its digital
    * BARCLAYS: Barclays Chief Executive Officer Jes
Staley took direct control of its under-pressure investment bank
on Wednesday, ousting the head of the business Tim Throsby in a
surprise shake-up as he battles an activist
    * GOLD: Palladium fell further on Thursday, a day after the
metal posted its biggest drop in more than two years on
technical selling and profit-booking. 
    * OIL: Oil prices fell on Thursday, extending losses into a
second straight session, after widely watched data showed a
surprising increase in U.S. stocks.
,PRUDENTIAL,SCHRODERS will trade without
entitlement to their latest dividend pay-out on Thursday,
trimming 4.5 points off the FTSE 100 according to Reuters
    * The UK blue-chip index closed 0.03 percent lower at
7194.19 on Wednesday ahead of indicative votes on a series of
alternate Brexit options in parliament and a sharp drop in oil
majors offset a rally in financial stocks.
    * For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please
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 (Reporting by Adil  Bhat in Bengaluru)
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