UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Aug 7

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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Aug 7
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Aug 7 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE index is seen opening up 6 points at 7,670 on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers.

* BHP: Miner BHP BLT.L said on Monday it had formally requested a period of government mediation with the union at its Escondida copper mine in Chile, the world's largest, hours before the union threatened to begin a walk-off. MONDI: Mondi Plc MNDI.L acquired a controlling stake in Egypt's Suez Bags SBAG.CA for 26.01 Egyptian pounds per share ($1.46), which implies an equity value of 13.6 million euros. FEVERTREE: The founders of Fevertree Drinks Plc FEVR.L Charles Rolls and Tim Warrillow looks to sell around 2 million shares in the mixer maker, leaving them with stakes of 8 percent and 4.7 percent respectively. The UK blue chip index closed 0.1 percent higher at 7,663.78 points on Monday, as energy stocks tracked rising oil prices, while HSBC fell after its earnings update failed to impress. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on: cpurl://apps.cp./cms/?pageId=livemarkets

* UK CORPORATE DIARY:

TP ICAP (LON: NXGN )

TCAPI.L

HY Earnings

Rotork

ROR.L

HY Earnings

Domino's Pizza Group

DOM.L

HY Earnings

Genel Energy

GENL.L

HY Earnings

Intertek Group

ITRK.L

HY Earnings InterContinental Hotels Group

IHG.L

HY Earnings

IWG

IWG.L

HY Earnings

T Clarke

CTO.L

HY Earnings

Standard Life Aberdeen

SLA.L

HY Earnings

Hargreaves Lansdown

HRGV.L

FY Earnings

Meggitt

MGGT.L

HY Earnings

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