April 1, 2019 / 6:18 AM / 3 months ago

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 1

Britain's FTSE 100 is seen opening 32 points higher at 7,311
on Monday, according to financial bookmakers.
     * BP: BP Chief Executive Officer Bob Dudley's 2018 remuneration
slipped to $14.7 million from a year earlier, as the oil and gas company's
profits doubled to a five-year high.
    * GOLD: Gold prices inched lower on Monday, as investor appetite for riskier
assets improved on signs of progress in Sino-U.S. trade negotiations and
better-than-expected Chinese economic data.
    * OIL: Oil prices rose on Monday, adding to gains in the first quarter when
the major benchmarks posted their biggest increases in nearly a decade, as
concerns about supplies outweigh fears of a slowing global economy.
    * The UK blue-chip index closed 0.62 percent higher at 7279.19 on Friday, as
miners benefitted from progress in the latest round of Sino-U.S. trade talks,
while the mid-cap index rallied despite lawmakers rejecting Prime Minister
Theresa May's Brexit deal for the third time.
    * For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on:

    
    * UK CORPORATE DIARY: 
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 (Reporting by Adil  Bhat in Bengaluru)
  
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