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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 16
Published at 16/04/2019 at 06:55

April 16 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 14 points higher to 7,451 points on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers.

* GOLD: Gold slipped for a fourth straight session on Tuesday as investors retained their risk appetite following optimism over the U.S.-China trade talks and preferred to stick with stocks despite dismal quarterly results from Wall Street.

* OIL: Oil prices edged down on Tuesday after comments from a Russian minister on the nation and OPEC possibly boosting crude output kept a check on its recent rally driven by tighter global production.

* The UK blue chip index ended a lacklustre session about flat on Monday as a dip in miners and oil majors offset gains in bank stocks.

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(Reporting by Pushkala Aripaka in Bengaluru)

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