UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept 22

       Sept 22 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen
opening 2 points higher on Wednesday, according to financial
bookmakers

    * SHELL: Royal Dutch Shell (RDS/A) has ordered at least
three electric ferries in Singapore to replace the diesel boats
it uses to transport employees and visitors between mainland
Singapore and its oil refining and chemicals plant on Bukom
island, it said.
    * ENTAIN (GMVHF): British gambling firm Entain (GMVHF) said on
Tuesday that U.S. fantasy sports betting company DraftKings (DKNG)
 had made a takeover proposal that valued it at $22.4
bln.
    * OFGEM: Britain's energy regulator Ofgem said on Tuesday it
has ordered five suppliers to make payments into a government
renewables scheme.
    * UNILEVER (UL): Florida's top pension investment officer said on
Tuesday he expects the state will restrict purchases of Unilever
PLC (UL) assets starting in late October.
    * CF INDUSTRIES: Britain has struck a deal with CF
Industries for the American company to restart the production of
carbon dioxide (CO2).
    * GOLD: Gold prices edged up, ahead of the U.S. Federal
Reserve's policy signals later in the day on reducing stimulus
for the world's largest economy.
    * OIL: Oil prices rose around 1%, extending overnight gains,
after industry data showed U.S. crude stocks fell more than
expected last week in the wake of two hurricanes, highlighting
tight supply as demand improves.
    * London's FTSE 100 rebounded on Tuesday, aided by gains in
energy and healthcare stocks, and Entain (GMVHF) jumped to the top of
the index after the Ladbrokes owner said it received an offer
from DraftKings (DKNG).

    * UK CORPORATE DIARY:
 PZ Cussons                        FY results
 Saga                              HY results
 Ten Entertainment                 HY results
 Oxford BioMedica (OXBDF)                  HY results

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 (Reporting By Geetha Panchaksharam)

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