UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 28

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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 28
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Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE index is seen opening 5 points higher at 6,950 on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers.

* LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE GROUP: London Stock Exchange Group LSEG.L shareholders should reject a 25% pay rise for CEO David Schwimmer because of higher-than-expected costs for integrating the $27 billion acquisition of Refinitiv, a shareholder advisory service said. OIL: Oil prices dropped, paring overnight gains, with soaring COVID-19 cases in India and a bigger-than-expected build in U.S. crude stocks offsetting confidence shown by OPEC and its allies in a solid recovery in global fuel demand. O/R

* London's FTSE 100 dropped on Tuesday, as export-heavy companies took a hit from a perky pound, overshadowing a rise in bank shares following HSBC's quarterly profit beat. .L

* UK CORPORATE DIARY:

FCCN.L French Connection FY results GSK.L GSK

Q1 results PSN.L Persimmon (LON: PSN )

Trading update FRES.L Fresnillo (LON: FRES )

Q1 production report SPA.L 1Spatial Holdings Trading update RKT.L Reckitt

Q1 results LSEG.L LSE

Trading update SBRY.L Sainsbury's

FY results LLOY.L Lloyd's

Q1 management statement

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