UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Jan 24

  • Reuters
  • Stock Market News
UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Jan 24
Credit: © Reuters.

Jan 24 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE index is seen opening 3 points lower at 6,840 on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers.

* GOLD: Gold prices rose on Thursday as the dollar declined due to concerns the prolonged U.S. government shutdown will limit economic growth at the same global growth is slowing as well. OIL: Oil prices declined on Thursday amid lingering concerns over slowing global economic growth that may limit fuel demand and after a surprise build in U.S. crude inventories. EX-DIVS: No FTSE 100 .FTSE companies will trade ex-dividend this week. The UK blue chip index closed 0.85 percent down at 6842.88 on Wednesday, as fresh worries about global economic growth weighed on oil stocks, while a stronger pound also pulled down multinational stocks, with Metro Bank losing over a third of its value after missing profit forecasts. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on: LIVE/

* UK CORPORATE DIARY:

Kier Group Plc

KIE.L

HY Trading Statement Kaz Minerals Plc

KAZ.L

Q4 production report FevertreeDrinks Plc

FEVR.L

Trading Statement CMC Markets Plc

CMC.L

Interim statement St. James's Place Plc

SJP.L

Trading Statement PayPoint Plc

PAYP.L

Trading Statement MHP SE Plc

MHPCq.L Trading Statement Daily Mail and General

DMGOa.L Trading Statement Restaurant Group Plc

RTN.L

Trading Statement NCC Group PLC

NCCG.L

Half year results Benchmark Holdings Plc

BMKB.L

Full year results Haynes Publishing Plc

HYNS.L

Half year results

Drop an image here or Supported formats: *.jpg, *.png, *.gif up to 5mb

Error: File type not supported

Drop an image here or

100