UK Stocks-Factors to watch on March 30

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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on March 30
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March 30 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE index is seen opening 30 points higher at 6,767 on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers.

* GLAXOSMITHKLINE: GlaxoSmithKline GSK.L has agreed in principle to handle the final part of the manufacturing process for up to 60 million doses of Novavax 's NVAX.O COVID-19 vaccine for use in Britain, widening the company's role in the fight against the pandemic. ASTRAZENECA: Canadian health officials said on Monday they would stop offering AstraZeneca's AZN.L COVID-19 vaccine to people under age 55 and require a new analysis of the shot's risks and benefits based on age and gender. IPO: Brazilian energy firm Raizen, a joint venture between Cosan SA CSAN3.SA and Royal Dutch Shell PLC RDSa.L , has chosen four investment banks to manage its initial public offering, raising up to 13 billion reais, four people familiar with the matter said on Monday. GOLD: Gold prices slipped weighed down by a firm U.S. dollar and Treasury yields as expectations of a swift economic turnaround grew with vaccination rates gaining traction. OIL: Oil prices fell as shipping traffic resumed through the Suez Canal after days on hold and attention switched to an OPEC+ meeting this week where the extension of supply curbs may be on the table amid new coronavirus pandemic lockdowns. The UK blue-chip index .FTSE closed 0.08% lower on Monday, as weakness in banks and consumer discretionary stocks outweighed gains in defensive sectors. UK CORPORATE DIARY:

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