UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept 30

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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept 30
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Sept 30 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE index is seen opening 4 points lower at 7,423 on Monday, according to financial bookmakers.

* BARCLAYS: Barclays Plc BARC.L agreed to pay about $6.3 million to settle U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charges it illegally hired relatives and friends of foreign government officials in the Asia-Pacific region to help win or retain investment banking business. BP: BP Plc BP.L is preparing to announce that the British oil company's chief executive officer, Bob Dudley, plans to retire within about 12 months, Sky News reported on Saturday. GSK/AstraZeneca: GlaxoSmithKline GSK.L and AstraZeneca AZN.L both reported trial results that will likely make their competing drugs available to a wider group of ovarian cancer patients, possibly helping GSK catch its rival in a highly contested drug class. GOLD: Gold prices edged lower on Monday, as the dollar firmed on easing fears of an escalation in the U.S.-China trade war after a report that the United States does not currently plan to de-list Chinese companies from U.S. stock markets. OIL: Oil prices edged up on Monday after China's factories unexpectedly ramped up production in September, easing concerns about demand at the world's largest crude importer amid an ongoing trade war with the United States. The UK blue chip index closed up more than 1% on Friday, as exporters were bolstered by an ailing pound after a Bank of England policymaker hinted at an interest rate cut, while hopes of a U.S-China trade deal also lifted the mood. UK CORPORATE DIARY:

Netcall PLC

NETC.L FY 2019 Earnings Release Yourgene Health PLC

YGEN.L FY 2019 Earnings Release Octagonal plc

OCT.L

FY 2019 Earnings Release London Finance & Investment Group PLC

LFI.L

FY 2019 Earnings Release Marble Point Loan Financing Ltd

MPLF.L HY 2019 Earnings Release APQ Global Ltd

APQ.L

HY 2019 Earnings Release Corero Network Security PLC

CNSP.L HY 2019 Earnings Release President Energy PLC

PPTC.L HY 2019 Earnings Release Xtract Resources PLC

XTR.L

HY 2019 Earnings Release Goldplat PLC

GLDP.L FY 2019 Earnings Release Thruvision Group PLC

THRU.L FY 2019 Earnings Release JPmorgan Emerging Markets Investment Trust JMG.L

FY 2019 Earnings Release PLC

Ariana Resources PLC

ARNR.L HY 2019 Earnings Release Nasstar PLC

NASA.L HY 2019 Earnings Release Strategic Equity Capital PLC

SEC.L

FY 2019 Earnings Release Rosslyn Data Technologies PLC

RDTR.L FY 2019 Earnings Release Block Energy PLC

BLOE.L FY Earnings Release SDX Energy Inc

SDX.L

Q2 2019 Earnings Release Amryt Pharma Holdings Ltd

AMYT.L HY 2019 Earnings Release

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