UK Stocks-Factors to watch on June 18

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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on June 18
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June 18 - Britain's FTSE 100 futures FFIc1 fell 0.76% on Thursday.

* BP: British oil major BP Plc BP.L raised $12 billion of debt with equity-like features, taking advantage of low interest rates to fortify its balance sheet. BOE: Britain's insurers should use the findings of an emergency stress test in April to check if they can meet business interruption claims from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bank of England said. TAYLOR WIMPEY: Builder Taylor Wimpey TW.L said on Wednesday it intends to resume dividends in 2021 and launched a share sale to raise about 500 million pounds ($627.60 million). OIL: Oil prices fell around 1% as a spike in new cases of the novel coronavirus in China and the United States renewed fears that a recovery in fuel demand could stall. GOLD: Gold prices were steady, with the metal caught between a strengthening U.S. dollar and a pullback in global equities. METAL: London copper fell, as rising coronavirus cases in top consumer China's capital city sparked worries of another round of lockdown. The UK blue-chip index .FTSE closed up 0.2% on Wednesday, as a series of upbeat corporate earnings bolstered hopes of an economic recovery. UK CORPORATE DIARY:

National Grid PLC


Earnings Releases Volex PLC


Earnings Releases Caretech Holdings PLC


Earnings Releases Newriver Reit PLC


Earnings Releases Sdcl Energy Efficiency Income


Earnings Releases Trust PLC

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