July 1, 2019 / 5:26 AM / 4 months ago

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on July 1

    July 1 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100         index is seen opening 50
points higher at 7,475 on Monday, according to financial bookmakers.     
    * GLENCORE: Congo's interior minister vowed to remove all illegal miners by
Sunday from a copper and cobalt mine run by Glencore          following a
landslide this week that killed at least 43 of them.             
    * RIO TINTO: Rio Tinto                  named Barbara Levi as its new
general counsel and group executive on Monday, replacing Philip Richards.
    * The UK blue chip index closed 0.2% higher on Friday following a report
that prime minister front-runner Boris Johnson would slash stamp duty and taxes
which drove gains in housebuilders and lifted London's main index.             
    * For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on:
    > Financial Times                                
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 (Reporting by Samantha Machado in Bengaluru)
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