UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 15

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April 15 (Reuters) – Britain’s FTSE 100 futures had been up zero.20 % at 7,385.zero factors forward of the money market open.

* Kier Group Plc: British builder Kier Group stated on Monday that its newly appointed high boss would overview the enterprise because it strives to chop debt and reply to issues afflicting the broader outsourcing trade.

* IG Group Holdings Plc: Monetary buying and selling platform IG Group Chairman Andy Inexperienced will step down in September after spending over 5 years within the function, the corporate stated on Monday.

* Barclays Plc: Activist Edward Bramson on Monday made a contemporary plea for Barclays’ traders to offer him a seat on the financial institution’s board, because the confrontation between his fund and the lender’s administration ratchets up.

* Robert Walters Plc: British recruiter Robert Walters Plc on Monday reported an increase in first-quarter revenue, boosted by sturdy hiring in Asia Pacific and Europe, however stated its efficiency in France was hit by a turbulent political backdrop.

* IWG Plc: British serviced workplace house supplier IWG Plc stated on Monday it will promote its Japanese operations to TKP Corp for 320 million kilos ($418.82 million) as a part of a strategic partnership.

* Petra Diamonds Ltd: Miner Petra Diamonds Ltd on Monday reported a 6.9 % fall in third-quarter manufacturing at 924,228 carats, reflecting decrease output at its Finsch mine.

* Brewin Dolphin Holdings Plc: British wealth supervisor Brewin Dolphin Holdings Plc stated on Sunday it was in talks to amass Investec Plc’s wealth administration enterprise in Eire.

* Non-Customary Finance (NSF): British sub-prime lender Non-Customary Finance (NSF) has recognized errors associated to its previous dividends and buybacks, it stated on Friday, including that this might not have an effect on its bid to purchase bigger rival Provident Monetary Plc.

* GOLD: Gold costs fell to a greater than one-week low on Monday, as stronger-than-expected information from China and a sturdy begin to the U.S. earnings season soothed considerations a couple of world financial slowdown, denting the attraction of bullion.

* OIL: Oil costs edged decrease on Monday after worldwide benchmark Brent hit a contemporary five-month excessive within the earlier session, however considerations over world provides saved costs effectively supported.

* The UK blue chip index closed zero.three % greater on Friday, as positive factors in monetary shares and miners, following promising information from China and optimistic U.S. financial institution earnings, boosted the index.

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