UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Jan 19

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Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE index is seen opening lower, with futures FFIc1 down 0.45% on Thursday.

* SHELL: Shell SHEL.L said it resumed LNG cargoes from its Prelude Floating LNG facility off northwest Australia.

* SHELL: Shell's unit to acquire EV charging firm Volta VLTA.N for about $169 mln.

* PROPERTY: British house prices registered the most widespread falls in 13 years last month.

* ROYAL MAIL: Royal Mail said it had begun moving limited volumes of export parcels after a cyber incident disrupted its international export services.

* HARBOUR ENERGY: Harbour Energy HBR.L told its staff that it plans job cuts due to a windfall tax imposed on the sector.

* STRIKE: More than 10,000 ambulance workers, paramedics, emergency care assistants and call handlers, will stage four more days of strike action, the GMB union said.

* OIL: Oil futures fell as much as $1 over recession fears as a sharp decline in U.S. retail sales and manufacturing output muddied the outlook for demand.

* GOLD: Gold prices inched higher as investors weighed the chances of the U.S. Federal Reserve slowing its pace of interest rate hikes, while a firmer dollar capped bullion's gains.

* UK's FTSE 100 was dragged down by consumer stocks on Wednesday as British inflation eased, though a sharp rise in food prices sparked fears that the BoE would continue with a tight monetary policy.




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Reporting by Sruthi Narasimha Chari in Bengaluru


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