UK Stocks-Factors to watch on March 30

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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on March 30
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March 30 - Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE index is seen opening 9 points lower at 5,501 on Monday, according to financial bookmakers.

* SCHRODERS: Schroders SDR.L Chairman Michael Dobson has asked independent director and former chief executive officer of BAE Systems BAES.L Ian King to lead the process of finding his successor, the British fund manager said on Friday. OIL: Crude oil benchmarks fell sharply, with Brent hitting its lowest since November 2002, as the coronavirus pandemic worsened and the Saudi Arabia-Russia price war showed no signs of abating. O/R

* The UK blue-chip index .FTSE closed down 5.3% on Friday as Prime Minister Boris Johnson tested positive for coronavirus, which claimed more lives in Britain. The Financial Conduct Authority had said on March 21 that Britain's listed companies should not publish preliminary financial statements for at least two weeks to better assess how the coronavirus outbreak is affecting their business. UK CORPORATE DIARY: Belvoir Group

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