UK Stocks-Factors to watch on June 11
Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE index is seen opening 97 points lower at 6,232 on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers.
* Ocado OCDO.L , the British online supermarket and technology group, plans to raise 1 billion pounds ($1.3 billion), giving it more firepower to capitalise on the rapid growth of the online grocery market triggered by the coronavirus crisis. CMA: Britain's competition regulator has given itself two more months to make a final ruling on Amazon's AMZN.O purchase of a minority stake in online delivery group Deliveroo so it can take full account of representations from all interested parties. GOLD: Gold eased on Thursday as investors booked profits after prices rose to a more than a one-week high on bleak economic projections from the U.S. Federal Reserve. OIL: Oil prices fell in early trade on Thursday on worries about slow demand growth with coronavirus cases rising, U.S. crude stockpiles hitting an all-time high and the U.S. Federal Reserve projecting recovery from the pandemic would take years. EX-DIVS: Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust SMT.L will trade without entitlement to its latest dividend pay-out on Thursday, trimming 0.11 points off the FTSE 100 according to Reuters calculations. The UK blue-chip index .FTSE closed 0.1% lower on Wednesday, as investors turned cautious ahead of a policy decision by the U.S. Federal Reserve later in the day. UK CORPORATE DIARY:
Johnson Matthey Plc
FY earnings release CMC Markets Plc
FY earnings release Talktalk Telecom Group
FY earnings release Babcock International Group Plc BAB.L
FY earnings release Naked Wines Plc
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