UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 21

April 21 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index .FTSE is seen opening higher on Thursday, with futures FFIc1 up 0.29%.

* BARCLAYS: Barclays BARC.L has raised 526 million pounds ($687 million) by selling around 63 million shares in South Africa's Absa, it said.

* ANTOFAGASTA: Chilean miner Antofagasta's ANTO.L first-quarter copper production fell 24% year on year to 138,800 tonnes, hit by continued drought and lower grades, it said.

* ANGLO AMERICAN: Global miner Anglo American's AAL.L first-quarter production fell 10% year on year, partly owing to operations running at reduced capacity because of higher rates of COVID-19 infections among workers, it said on Thursday.

* SEGRO: Segro Plc SGRO.L , SGRO.PA said the Russia-Ukraine crisis would increase pressure in its construction supply chain and costs as the warehousing specialist flagged rental levels to grow across the group's portfolio.

* RELX: European information provider Relx REL.L reiterated its full-year outlook on Thursday, saying it expected underlying growth rates in revenue and adjusted operating profit to remain above historical trends.

* MEGGITT: British aircraft parts maker Meggitt Plc MGGT.L said on Thursday its revenue for the first quarter rose, owing to some recovery in global travel and growth in its energy business, but the company warned of continued volatility in its supply chains.

* THG: British e-commerce company THG THG.L reported core earnings of 161 million pounds ($210 million) for 2021 on Thursday and forecast a broadly similar result this year, significantly lower than the market expects, largely due to inflationary pressure.

* BHP: BHP Group BHP.AX fell short of estimates for iron ore production for the March quarter, as a pandemic-related labour crunch weighed on the miner's efforts to boost production in the mineral-rich Pilbara region of Western Australia.

* FTSE 100: London's FTSE 100 closed higher on Wednesday as gains in financial shares outweighed weakness in resource stocks, while miner Rio Tinto hit the bottom of the index on a downbeat earnings update.

* For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on:


> Financial Times

> Other business headlines

Reporting by Amna Karimi in Bengaluru

免責聲明: XM Group提供線上交易平台的登入和執行服務,允許個人查看和/或使用網站所提供的內容,但不進行任何更改或擴展其服務和訪問權限,並受以下條款與條例約束:(i)條款與條例;(ii)風險提示;(iii)完全免責聲明。網站內部所提供的所有資訊,僅限於一般資訊用途。請注意,我們所有的線上交易平台內容並不構成,也不被視為進入金融市場交易的邀約或邀請 。金融市場交易會對您的投資帶來重大風險。


本網站的所有XM和第三方所提供的内容,包括意見、新聞、研究、分析、價格其他資訊和第三方網站鏈接,皆爲‘按原狀’,並作爲一般市場評論所提供,而非投資建議。請理解和接受,所有被歸類為投資研究範圍的相關内容,並非爲了促進投資研究獨立性,而根據法律要求所編寫,而是被視爲符合營銷傳播相關法律與法規所編寫的内容。請確保您已詳讀並完全理解我們的非獨立投資研究提示和風險提示資訊,相關詳情請點擊 這裡查看。

我們運用 cookies 提供您最佳之網頁使用經驗。更改您的cookie 設定跟詳情。