June 22, 2020 / 5:30 AM / 15 days ago

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on June 22

Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 26 points lower at 6,267 on
Monday, according to financial bookmakers.
 
    * BP: BP plans to produce an additional 500 million cubic feet of gas
from Oman's Khazzan field, known as Ghazir, by the end of 2020, the state news
agency quoted the company's Oman boss as saying on Saturday.
    * CAPITA: British outsourcing group Capita Plc said on Friday it
will sell its legal process software product Eclipse Legal Systems to Access UK
Ltd.
    * TELECOM:  British security officials have told UK telecom operators to
ensure they have adequate stockpiles of Huawei equipment.
    * GLENCORE: Glencore Plc said on Friday the Office of the Attorney
General of Switzerland has opened a criminal investigation into Glencore
International AG.
    * AIRLINES: A legal challenge by British Airways, easyJet
and Ryanair against the UK government's decision to introduce a 14-day
quarantine for travellers will be heard in early July.
    * OIL: Oil prices nudged higher on tighter supplies from major producers,
but a record rise in global coronavirus cases raised concerns a recovery in fuel
demand could stall, checking gains.
    * GOLD: Gold jumped to its highest in more than a month as investors sought
the safe-haven metal after surging coronavirus cases intensified concerns over a
delay in global economic recovery.
    * The UK blue-chip index closed up 1.1% on Friday, as a sharp
rebound in retail sales in May bolstered hopes of a swift economic recovery from
a pandemic-driven slump.
    
    * UK CORPORATE DIARY:       
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 (Reporting by Tapanjana Rudra)
  
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