UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept 27
Sept 27 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE index is seen opening higher with futures FFIc1 up 0.41% on Tuesday.
* SHELL: Global aviation fuel demand is expected to fully recover to pre-pandemic levels of 300 mln tonnes per year in the next one to two years, the head of aviation at Shell SHEL.L said.
* BOE: BOE said it would not hesitate to change interest rates and was monitoring markets "very closely", after the pound plunged to a record low and British bond prices collapsed in response to the new government's financial plans.
* BP: BP BP.L and Chevron CVX.N said they have shut-in production at offshore oil platforms in the Gulf of Mexico, ahead of a powerful Hurricane Ian.
* HALIFAX: Halifax said it had temporarily withdrawn from the market all of its mortgage products that come with a fee, in response to turmoil in British funding markets.
* VIRGIN MONEY: Virgin Money, Skipton Building Society temporarily withdrew their mortgage ranges for new customers.
* STRIKE: London Bus drivers to walk out on Oct. 4 have suspended plans to strike after workers received a new pay offer, Unite union said.
* OIL: Oil steadied in early Asian trade as indications that producer alliance OPEC+ sought to avoid a collapse in prices.
* London's mid-cap index .FTMC closed at near two-year lows on Monday as pound at record lows and gains in consumer staples stocks helped stem falls in the blue-chip index.
* UK CORPORATE DIARY: Saga PLC
A G Barr
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Reporting by Anchal Rana in Bengaluru
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