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UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept 14
Published at 14/09/2021 at 07:42

(Adds futures, news items)

Sept 14 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 4 points higher on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures marginally down 0.06%.

* BP: BP's head of low carbon and natural gas Dev Sanyal will leave the energy company at the end of the year, BP said on Tuesday

* JD SPORTS: JD Sports Fashion reported record earnings for the first half, but withheld its interim dividend and hinted instead at a "larger full-year dividend".

* MADE.COM: flagged a hit to its first-half gross margin from higher shipping costs and warned of a delay in deliveries.

* PORTMEIRION: Portmeirion said it plans to resume dividend payouts this year and backed its outlook even as it flagged disruptions in global supply chains.

* OCADO: British online supermarket Ocado Retail on Tuesday reported a 10.6% fall in revenue in its latest quarter, hurt by a July fire at its warehouse in Erith, southeast London, which disrupted operations.

* GOLD: Gold prices were flat as investors braced for key U.S. inflation data that could offer cues on the Federal Reserve's decision to taper stimulus measures meant to aid economic recovery from the pandemic.

* OIL: Oil prices hit a six-week high on concerns that another storm could affect output in Texas this week even as the U.S. industry struggles to return to normal production levels after Hurricane Ida wreaked havoc on the Gulf Coast.

* London's FTSE 100 ended higher on Monday as gains in energy-linked stocks aided a partial recovery from its worst weekly performance since mid-August


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JD Sports HY results HY results

Staffline HY results

Sanne Group HY results

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(Reporting By Geetha Panchaksharam)