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UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 20

Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 21 points higher at 7,350 on Friday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.32 pct ahead of the cash market open. * BARCLAYS: British regulators have concluded efforts of Barclays chief executive Jes Staley to unmask a whistleblower at the bank represented a breach of individual conduct and proposed he pay an undisclosed fine, the bank said on Friday. * ROYAL MAIL:

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 20

Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 21 points higher at 7,350 on Friday, according to financial bookmakers. * SHIRE-TAKEDA PHARMA: Rare disease drugmaker Shire Plc said on Thursday it had rejected a $63 billion cash-and-stock acquisition offer by Japan's Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd, while Allergan Plc reversed course on pursuing a rival bid. * RANDGOLD RESOURCES: Work has resumed at two gold mines operated by Randgold Resources in Mali, after strik

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 19

Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 6 points higher at 7,323 on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers. * BHP BILLITON: BHP Billiton cut its 2018 fiscal year iron ore output guidance on Thursday citing issues in its railroad car unloading system, while also slightly raising its copper output expectations given higher production at the Escondida mine. * ASTRAZENECA: U.S. regulators have expanded use of AstraZeneca's lung cancer drug Tagrisso to incl

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 18

Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 18 points higher at 7,244 on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers. * RIO TINTO: Global miner Rio Tinto said on Wednesday its first-quarter iron ore shipments rose 4.7 percent, helped by fewer weather disruptions during the period and productivity improvements. * BHP BILLITON: BHP Billiton aims to start producing nickel sulphate at its Nickel West project in Australia next year to tap demand from the battery se