UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Aug 8

Aug 8 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE index is seen opening higher with futures up 0.4 on Monday.

* PAGEGROUP: Global recruiter PageGroup Plc PAGE.L reported a 79.3% jump in half-year operating profit.

* JOULES: Joules Group JOUL.L said it was in talks regarding a potential equity investment of about 15 million pounds ($18.11 million) from retailer Next Plc NXT.L .

* VEOLIA: French utility company Veolia VIE.PA confirmed it would sell Suez's UK waste business to Australia's Macquarie Group Ltd MQG.AX for around 2.4 billion euros ($2.4 billion).

* SHELL: Shell Plc SHEL.L is deferring planned maintenance work at the Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility that was due to go ahead in September due to industrial action at the site off northwest Australia.

* NATIONAL GRID: Britain has launched an investigation under new national security rules into the sale of a 60% stake in National Grid's NG.L gas transmission and metering business to a consortium led by Australia's Macquarie, the Telegraph reported on Sunday.

* QINETIQ GROUP: British engineering company QinetiQ Group QQ.L said on Friday its unit, QinetiQ Inc, would acquire U.S. technology firm Avantus Federal for an enterprise value of $590 million.

* MONKEYPOX: The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) said on Friday there were "early signs" that the monkeypox outbreak is plateauing across the country and that its expansion has slowed.

* ASTRAZENECA: AstraZeneca AZN.L and Daiichi Sankyo on Friday secured U.S. approval that broadens the use of their therapy Enhertu, for patients with breast cancer, and paves the way for billions in sales.

* PAY DISPUTE: Over 1,600 London bus drivers are set to go on strike later this month in a dispute over pay that will coincide with an underground rail and overground train strike, the Unite union said on Friday

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


> Financial Times

> Other business headlines

Reporting by Sinchita Mitra and Prerna Bedi 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。