September 4, 2017 / 6:37 AM / a year ago

UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept 4

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Sept 4 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 11 points lower at 7438.5 on Monday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures down 0.6 percent ahead of the cash market open.

* TESCO: Three former senior executives of Tesco accused of fraud and false accounting at Britain's biggest retailer are due to go on trial on Monday in a London court.

* SPORTS DIRECT: British fund manager Legal & General Investment Management said it would vote against the re-election of the chairman of retailer Sports Direct over continued concerns about the company's governance.

* JOHNSON SERVICE: Johnson Service Group Chief Executive Chris Sander is set to retire in the first half of next year, the textile rental company said, and forecast that results for the current year would be slightly ahead of current market expectations.

* BREXIT: The opposition Labour Party will propose changes to the government's EU repeal bill to ensure it does not exclude Britain remaining in the single market and customs union as part of a transitional Brexit period, The Times reported.

* The UK blue chip index closed ended up 0.1 percent, backed by buoyant mining stocks, were up for their first September trades on Friday after outperforming their European peers with a second consecutive monthly rise in August.

* For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on: cpurl://apps.cp./cms/?pageId=livemarkets


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