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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Aug. 19
Published at 19/08/2019 at 06:40

Aug 19 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 29 points on Monday, according to financial bookmakers.

* IMPERIAL BRANDS: Investors demand change at Imperial Brands - FT ()

* RBS: RBS hides Natwest data breach from customers - The Times ()

* OIL: Crude oil prices rose on Monday following a weekend attack on a Saudi oil facility by Yemeni separatists and as traders looked for any signs that Sino-U.S. trade tensions could ease.

* GOLD: Gold prices dipped on Monday due to a stronger U.S. dollar and a recovery in equities, as major central banks around the world hinted at more stimulus, easing fears about a sharp economic downturn.

* UK shares rebounded on Friday after the London Stock Exchange's longest outage in years, with more stimulus plans from China bolstering the blue-chips and increased optimism about Britain avoiding a disruptive no-deal Brexit lifting the mid-caps.


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(Reporting by Shashwat Awasthi in Bengaluru)

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