UK Stocks-Factors to watch on May 19



May 19 (Reuters) - Futures for Britain's FTSE 100 index FFIc1 were 0.89% lower on Wednesday.

* BAE SYSTEMS: BAE Systems BAES.L said it was on track to meet its full-year guidance, with air, maritime, electronic systems and intelligence and security continuing to perform strongly.

* GREAT PORTLAND: Great Portland Estates Plc GPOR.L reported its first full-year loss since 2017.

* JOHN LAING GROUP: Private equity firm KKR KKR.N said it has agreed to buy John Laing Group JLG.L in a deal valued at about 2 billion pounds.

* EXPERIAN: Experian EXPN.L said it expects organic revenue growth in the current quarter to be 15%-20%.

* FUNDING CIRCLE: Funding Circle FCH.L said that trading has been stronger than anticipated in 2021 so far and that total income and core earnings were anticipated to be ahead of previous expectations.

* MARSTONS: Marston's Plc MARS.L and Mitchells & Butlers Plc MAB.L reported a bigger half-yearly loss, as stringent coronavirus lockdowns till early this year forced their outlets shut.

* ASTRAZENECA: The COVID-19 vaccine of AstraZeneca Plc AZN.L and Oxford University works well as a third booster dose, stepping up antibodies to the coronavirus spike protein among participants in a study, the Financial Times said.

* SHELL: Royal Dutch Shell RDSa.L is in talks with the Nigerian government to sell the Anglo-Dutch company's stake in onshore oilfields, CEO Ben van Beurden said on Tuesday.

* ECONOMY: British consumer price inflation more than doubled in April at the start of what the Bank of England hopes will be a temporary surge as the economy recovers from last year's COVID slump.

* GOLD: Gold prices held steady near a four-month high helped by a weaker dollar, ahead of minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve's last policy meeting that are expected to shed more light on policymakers' view on inflation.

* OIL: Oil prices fell on the potential of Iranian supply returning and as investors sold on speculation that inflation fears might lead the U.S. Federal Reserve to raise interest rates, which could limit economic growth.

* The UK blue-chip index .FTSE closed 0.02% higher on Tuesday as poor earnings by Vodafone offset gains in bank stocks.

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Reporting by Priyanshi Mandhan in Bengaluru

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