UK Stocks-Factors to watch July 23
Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE index is seen opening 7 points lower on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers.
* ANTOFAGASTA: One of the world's largest copper producers, Chilean miner Antofagasta ANTO.L , and workers at its Zaldivar mine decided to extend government-mediated talks for a new union contract and avoid a strike, a union source said on Wednesday night. PREMIER LEAGUE: Britain's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) warned on Thursday that hackers are increasingly targeting soccer clubs in the Premier League in a wider attack on the country's sports sector. CARNIVAL: Carnival (NYSE: CCL ) Corp's CCL.N Princess Cruises said on Wednesday it would extend the suspension of select voyages through Dec. 15 as it looks to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus. BRITISH AIRWAYS: UK pilots' union BALPA is recommending that its 4,300 members accept British Airways' proposal of about 20% reduced pay and voluntary severance to limit the amount of forced job cuts, the union said on Wednesday. CHINESE HACKING: Foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Wednesday Britain was concerned by evidence published by the United States showing that China was involved in cyber attacks against medical and academic institutions in 11 countries including the U.K. EX-DIVS: Pennon Group PNN.L and SSE SSE.L will trade without entitlement to its latest dividend pay-out on Thursday, trimming 2.8 points off the FTSE 100 according to Reuters calculations. The UK blue-chip index .FTSE sank on Wednesday with energy and healthcare stocks weighing the most amid weaker oil prices and some unwinding of bets on the timeline of a coronavirus vaccine. UK CORPORATE DIARY:
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