UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 27

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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 27
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Britain's FTSE futures FFIc1 seen down 0.1% ahead of cash market open on Tuesday.

* ENTAIN: Britain's Entain ENT.L has approached Tabcorp Holdings TAH.AX with a A$3.5 billion ($2.73 billion) proposal to buy its wagering and media business, the Australian betting firm said. DARKTRACE: The books for the listing of British cybersecurity company Darktrace have been covered on the first day of the road show, a source familiar with the matter said on Monday. ASTRAZENECA: The United States will start to share up to 60 million doses of AstraZeneca Plc's AZN.L COVID-19 vaccine with other countries in the coming months after a federal safety review, the Associated Press reported on Monday, citing the White House. OIL: Oil prices rebounded after falling in the previous session, but gains are likely to be capped amid growing concerns over fuel demand in India, the world's third-biggest crude importer, now slammed by spiralling new coronavirus cases. O/R

* London's FTSE-100 rose on Monday as mining and financial shares benefitted from growing hopes of an economic recovery, while a surge in shares of engineering firm IMI (LON: IMI ) helped the mid-cap index outperform its blue-chip counterpart. .L

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