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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept 28

Sept 28 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE index is seen opening lower with futures FFIc1 down 0.99% on Wednesday. * SHELL: Shell SHEL.L and Exxon Mobil XOM.N have launched a simultaneous sale process of a large package of offshore natural gas assets in the southern UK and Dutch North Sea. * BARCLAYS: U.S. regulators fined 16 financial firms, including Barclays BARC.L , Bank of America BAC.N , Citigroup C.N and Credit Suisse CSGN.S a combined $1.8 billion after staff discussed deals and trades
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept 23

Sept 23 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE index is seen opening higher with futures FFIc1 up 0.18% on Friday. * AMIGO: British sub-prime lender Amigo Holdings Plc AMGO.L said its chief executive officer Gary Jennison was stepping down from his role and he would be replaced by current chief financial officer Danny Malone. * MADE.COM: British online furniture retailer Made.com MADE.L said it would cut jobs, conduct a strategic review, including a formal sale process, and withdraw its full year
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept 23

Sept 23 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE index is seen opening higher with futures FFIc1 up 0.11% on Friday. * BOE: The Bank of England raised its key interest rate by half a percentage point to 2.25% on Thursday and said it would continue to "respond forcefully" to inflation as needed. * SHELL: Shell's SHEL.L incoming CEO Wael Sawan is set to accelerate the group's drive to build its renewable energy business, including through a possible "transformative" clean power acquisition.
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British Business - Sept 23

Sept 23 (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 The asset management business of HSBC Holdings Plc HSBA.L has set out plans to cut investments in thermal coal, months after one of its former top executives caused a furore with his comments about climate change.
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept 9

Sept 9 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE index is seen opening higher with futures FFc1 up 0.41% on Friday. * ROTHESAY: Rising interest rates in Britain will make it easier for company pension schemes to afford the cost of insurance, leading to growth in the pensions insurance market, the new chief executive of insurer Rothesay said on Thursday.
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UK stocks close higher following Truss energy plan

(For a Reuters live blog on U.S., UK and European stock markets, click or type LIVE/ in a news window) * Truss doesn't include windfall tax to tackle energy crisis * Owner of Britain's Primark flags lower profit next year * Darktrace plunges after U.S suitor Thoma Bravo walks away * FTSE 100 up 0.3% and FTSE 250 up 0.4% (Updates with market close) By Johann M Cherian, Bansari Mayur Kamdar and Aniruddha Ghosh Sept 8 (Reuters) - UK's main stock indexes ended higher after new Prime Minister Liz Tru
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Miners lift UK's FTSE 100 on supply disruption concerns

(For a Reuters live blog on U.S., UK and European stock markets, click or type LIVE/ in a news window) * FTSE 100 up 0.3%, FTSE 250 gains 0.5% Sept 8 (Reuters) - UK's main stock index was lifted by mining shares on Thursday, as a few major metal producers threatened to disrupt supply against a backdrop of global recession fears, while Primark owner Associated British Foods tumbled on dour profit forecast.
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept 8

Sept 8 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE index is seen opening higher with futures FFIc1 up 0.1% on Thursday. * MELROSE: Jet and auto parts supplier Melrose Industries MRON.L plans to spin off its GKN automotive unit as a new UK-listed company as it breaks up one of Britain's oldest engineering businesses, the Financial Times reported on Thursday.
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British Business - Sept 8

Sept 8 (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 Cash-strapped British power companies are struggling to hedge against surging market gas prices, the governor of the Bank of England has warned, raising the prospect of emergency credit help for electricity suppliers.
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Financial Times - August 26

Aug 26 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. Headlines - Truss considers triggering Article 16 over N Ireland protocol Link - Shelling disconnects Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant from Ukraine's grid Link - Fears of CO₂ shortage after UK rules out state support for factory Link - UK to probe Czech billionaire's Royal Mail stake Link Overview - Liz Truss is considering plans to trigger "Artic
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British Business - Aug 26

(Corrects to add dropped link) Aug 26 (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 - Canadian software company Open Text OTEX.TO said it would acquire Micro Focus International MCRO.L in a deal valued at $6 billion, including debt.
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British Business - Aug 25

Aug 25 (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 - Rio Tinto RIO.L has offered an extra 270 million pound ($318.30 million)to take control of Canadian group Turquoise Hill Resources. Link - Allied Minds, whose biggest shareholders included Neil Woodford, is considering delisting from the London stock market after a protracted downturn in its fortunes.
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Commodity stocks lead FTSE 100 higher; ex-dividend trade caps gains

* Investors focus on hawkish central banks * AO World gains on upbeat outlook * Plus500 pulls FTSE 250 index higher * FTSE 100 up 0.4%, FTSE 250 adds 0.6% (Updates to close) By Sruthi Shankar and Devik Jain Aug 18 (Reuters) - The UK's FTSE 100 index rose on Thursday boosted by commodity shares, although gains were limited by a number of stocks trading ex-dividend and fears that rapid policy tightening by the Bank of England to tame inflation will trigger a recession.
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Ex-dividend trading weighs on FTSE 100

(For a Reuters live blog on U.S., UK and European stock markets, click or type LIVE/ in a news window) * FTSE 100 down 0.1%, FTSE 250 flat Aug 18 (Reuters) - UK's FTSE 100 slipped in early deals on Thursday, as several blue-chip stocks traded ex-dividend, while midcaps held near one-week lows on fears that aggressive steps by the Bank of England to tame inflation will cause a sharp economic downturn.
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Aug 18

Aug 18 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE index is seen opening higher on Thursday, with futures .FFIc1 up 0.19%. * AO WORLD: The British online electricals retailer AO.L reported a fall in annual profit on Thursday, as it took a hit from supply chain snags and higher labour and marketing costs. * ROYAL MAIL STRIKE: Postal workers at Britain's Royal Mail RMG.L voted to strike in protest at proposed changes to their terms and conditions, a trade union said on Wednesday, the latest move in a wav
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Aug 18

Aug 18 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE index is seen opening higher on Thursday, with futures up 0.2%. * ROYAL MAIL STRIKE: Postal workers at Britain's Royal Mail RMG.L voted to strike in protest at proposed changes to their terms and conditions, a trade union said on Wednesday, the latest move in a wave of industrial action as inflation hits 40-year highs.
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UK's Royal Mail staff vote for fresh strike action

LONDON, Aug 17 (Reuters) - Postal workers at Britain's Royal Mail RMG.L have voted to strike in protest at proposed changes to their terms and conditions, a trade union said on Wednesday, the latest move in a wave of industrial action as inflation hits 40-year highs. More than 98% of the members of the Communication Workers Union (CWU) who took part in a ballot backed what would be the second walk-out by more than 115,000 postal workers this summer, the union said.
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on August 15

August 15 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE index is seen opening flat with futures .FFIc1 up 0.43% on Monday. * TURQUOISE HILL RESOURCES/ RIO: Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd TRQ.TO said its special committee terminated a review of Rio Tinto Ltd's RIO.AX offer to buy the rest 49% stake for $2.7 billion as it did not reflect the Canadian company's full and fair value.
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on August 15

August 15 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE index is seen opening flat with futures .FFIc1 up 0.51% on Monday. * SHELL: A damaged oil pipeline component that disrupted output at several offshore U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms was repaired late Friday, with producers moving to reactivate some of the halted production. * STRIKE: Britain's Communication Workers Union said on Friday workers at the Post Office would take their fourth round of industrial action on Aug.
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British postal workers to hold four days of strikes over pay

LONDON, Aug 9 (Reuters) - British postal workers will hold four days of strikes in August and September in protest over pay, marking the latest announcement of industrial action in the country as workers demand wage rises to cope with soaring inflation. Rising prices and stagnant real wage growth has forced unions representing workers in industries including railways and airlines to strike or trigger industrial action as Britain faces its worst cost-of-living crisis in decades.
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