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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on June 20

June 20 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index .FTSE is seen opening higher on Monday, with futures FFIc1 up 0.24%. * AB FOODS: Associated British Foods ABF.L said its Primark fashion business, which has shunned the extra cost of home delivery, will trial a UK Click & Collect service on children's products. * EASYJET: easyJet EZJ.L said it was cuttin
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Retailers lift European stocks but growth worries persist

* Retailers advance as UK unveils new stimulus * United Utilities slumps after higher cost warning * BT drops on govt review of Drahi's stake (Updates to market close) By Susan Mathew May 26 (Reuters) - European markets rose on Thursday with the retail sector leading the charge as Britain revealed new stimulus plans, while the U.S. Federal Reserve
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on May 6

May 6 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index .FTSE is seen opening lower on Friday, with futures FFIc1 down 0.17%. * IHG: Intercontinental Hotels Group IHG.L signalled a sharp recovery in the hospitality sector as people gradually resume leisure and business travel after countries eased pandemic-related restrictions. * IAG: British Airways-owner IAG
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on May 6

May 6 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index .FTSE is seen opening lower on Friday, with futures FFIc1 down 0.25%. * EVRAZ: The British government said it had sanctioned Evraz, whose biggest shareholder is sanctioned billionaire Roman Abramovich, in response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine. * MCCOLL'S: Struggling British convenience shop chain MCLSM.
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 27

April 27 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index .FTSE is seen opening higher on Wednesday, with futures FFIc1 up 0.26%. * GSK: British drugmaker GSK GSK.L beat analyst expectations for its first-quarter profit and sales, ahead of the planned listing of its large consumer healthcare division in July, and stood by its forecasts for 2022. * LSE: The Lon
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 27

April 27 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index .FTSE is seen opening flat on Wednesday, with futures FFIc1 down 0.09%. * BANK OF IRELAND: Bank of Ireland BIRG.I said that Chief Executive Francesca McDonagh would step down after five years in charge that saw the bank grow through acquisition, sharply cut staff numbers and almost fully return to priva
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British Business - April 27

April 27 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. The Times Novacyt ALNOV.PA has been issued with a 134.6 million pound ($169.34 million) claim by the UK government over a protracted contract dispute, weakening its shares
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 26

April 26 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index .FTSE is seen opening higher on Tuesday, with futures FFIc1 up 1.02%. * NATIONAL EXPRESS GROUP: British transport firm National Express Group NEX.L said on Tuesday its first-quarter revenue bounced back to 2019 levels, helped by pent-up travel demand in the United Kingdom and Spain. * HEATHROW AIRPORT:
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Primark to raise prices as cost pressures mount

* AB Foods first-half profit up 91% * Plans price increases for autumn/winter Primark stock * Warns on margins of food businesses * Shares down 5.7% By James Davey LONDON, April 26 (Reuters) - Budget fashion chain Primark will raise prices as it battles severe inflationary pressures, its parent Associated British Foods ABF.L said on Tuesday, as it
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 26

April 26 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index .FTSE is seen opening higher on Tuesday, with futures FFIc1 up 1.13%. * HSBC: HSBC Holdings HSBA.L reported a 27% fall in quarterly profit, as the Asia-focussed bank suffered from decreased revenues and slowing growth in Hong Kong. * CMA-META: Facebook owner Meta FB.O started its appeal against Britain'
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Feb 28

Feb 28 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index .FTSE is seen opening lower on Monday, with futures FFIc1 down 1.22%. * AB FOODS: Associated British Foods ABF.L forecast first-half sales and adjusted operating profit "strongly ahead" of the previous year and ahead of pre-COVID 19 levels, reflecting an improved performance from its Primark fashion busin
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When the end of History ends

A look at the day ahead in markets from Julien Ponthus. Francis Fukuyama's bestseller "The End of History and the Last Man" was published 30 years ago and popularised the idea that the triumph of liberal democracy would open a new era of global peace and prosperity after the Cold War. Since then, a long list of events and trends, from the 9/11 atta
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Feb 28

Feb 28 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index .FTSE is seen opening 99 points lower at 7,353.5 on Monday, according to financial bookmakers. * RIO TINTO: Rio Tinto RIO.L RIO.AX has agreed to pay a small penalty for overstating its Mozambique coal reserves in 2012 in return for the Australian corporate watchdog dropping charges against its top two exe
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Feb. 10

Feb 10 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE index is seen opening flat on Thursday, with futures FFIc1 up 0.03%. * UNILEVER: Unilever ULVR.L forecast higher sales, but lower margins, for this year as it grapples with soaring inflation, and ruled out big acquisitions following recent investor criticism of its failed pursuit of GlaxoSmithKline's cons
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British Business - Jan 21

Jan 21 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. The Times British fund manager Terry Smith has launched a fresh attack on Unilever Plc's ULVR.L management, describing its rebuffed 50 billion pounds ($68 billion) approach f
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Jan 20

Jan 20 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE index is seen opening higher on Thursday, with futures FFIc1 up 0.39%. * DELIVEROO: Food delivery company Deliveroo ROO.L said the gross transactional value of orders on its platform rose 36% year-on-year in the fourth quarter, resulting in it hitting the top of its guidance range with a 70% rise for the
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Jan 20

Jan 20 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE index is seen opening higher on Thursday, with futures FFIc1 up 0.39%. * UNILEVER-GSK: Unilever ULVR.L said on Wednesday it would not increase its 50 billion pound ($68.2 billion) offer for GSK's GSK.L consumer business. * UNILEVER: A group of investors in Unilever said they had filed a fresh resolution u
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Dec 10

Dec 10 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE index is seen opening lower on Friday, with futures FFIc1 down 0.45%. * AB FOODS: Associated British Foods ABF.L said trading to date in its new financial year at its Primark fashion business had been ahead of expectations with improved like-for-like sales compared to the fourth quarter of its last year.
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British Business - Nov 10

Nov 10 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. The Times Michael Gove has indicated that he will go after big building materials companies whose products were used on Grenfell Tower to help to fund repairs to thousands of
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Fast-fashion chain Primark vows to improve environmental impact

By Kate Holton LONDON, Sept 15 (Reuters) - Primark, one of Europe's biggest fast fashion chains, has vowed to cut its environmental impact without increasing prices by using more recyclable materials, making clothing more durable, and improving wages for workers. With environmental campaigners singling out the fashion industry for its heavy use of
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