February 4, 2020 / 6:11 AM / 22 days ago

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Feb. 4

    Feb 4 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 42 points
higher on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers.
    * AVIATION: Britain's aviation industry has set out plans to reach a target
of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, even with the building of a third runway
at Heathrow airport which is expected to drive up flight numbers.
    * FRASERS: Sportswear retailer Frasers, formerly Sports Direct, has
bought a 12.5% stake in handbag group Mulberry pushing ahead with plans
to move upmarket into the luxury business.
    * WIZZ AIR: Wizz Air's largest shareholder private equity firm
Indigo Partners plans to sell shares worth 500 million pounds ($650 million) via
an accelerated bookbuilding process, the bookrunner on the sale said on Monday.

    * OIL: Oil prices rose, matching moves in other financial markets, as
investors regained calm after Monday's sharp sell-off on fears of the impact of
the China coronavirus on demand for fuel sent crude to its lowest level in more
than a year.
    * GOLD: Gold prices were little changed as a firm dollar countered concerns
about a rapidly spreading coronavirus outbreak in China and its economic
    * London's main share index bounced back from a seven-week low on Monday, as
strong U.S. economic data kept in check worries about the coronavirus, but gains
for UK-focused midcaps were limited by concerns about the possibility of Britain
having no trade deal in place with the EU by the end of the year.
 Micro Focus              MCRO.L   FY Results
 BP                        BP.L    Q4 Results
 Glencore                 GLEN.L   FY Production
 St. Modwen Properties    SMP.L    FY Results
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 (Reporting by Shanima A in Bengaluru)
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