March 1 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE index is seen opening open 28 points lower at 6,560 on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers.
* ASTRAZENECA: People in France aged over 65 with existing health problems can be given the AstraZeneca AZN.L COVID-19 vaccine, France's health minister said on Monday, departing from Paris's earlier stance that the vaccine should be for under-65s only. ASTRAZENECA: Canada's National Advisory Committee on Immunization released new guidelines on Monday that advise against vaccinating people who are 65 years and older with AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine, citing lack of information about efficacy in that age group. BREXIT: The shift in financial staff and assets from the City of London to the European Union because of Brexit has eased after Britain completed its full departure from the bloc, a tracker from consultants EY showed. TAXES: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has vowed in an interview with the Sun newspaper that his green agenda will not lead to any new tax rises. VACCINES: The Pfizer (NYSE: PFE ) PFE.N and AstraZeneca vaccines are more than 80% effective at preventing hospitalisations from COVID-19 in those over 80 after one dose of either shot, Public Health England said on Monday, citing a pre-print study. REGULATOR: Britain's financial watchdog must act faster on scams, its chair said on Monday. GOLD: Gold prices slumped to their lowest in 8-1/2 months, as a stronger dollar and elevated U.S. Treasury yields eroded investor appetite for the non-yielding metal. OIL: Oil prices fell more than 1%, extending losses that began last week, as investors unwound long positions on concern that OPEC may agree to increase global supply in a meeting this week and Chinese demand may be slipping. British shares rose on Monday, led by homebuilders and miners on reports of more domestic fiscal support. UK CORPORATE DIARY:
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