Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down17 points at 7,294 on Monday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures down 0.7 percent ahead of the cash market open. - From Reuters
* BHP BILLITON: The end of a historic strike at Chile's Escondida copper mine, the world's biggest, has left its owner, BHP Billiton, nursing an estimated $1 billion loss and probably in a weaker position for negotiations in a year or so, company and industry insiders said.
* TESCO: Britain's biggest retailer Tesco is in advanced talks with the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) over a plea deal that would involve it paying a large fine over its 2014 profit overstatement, Sky news said on Saturday.
* BHP BILLITON: Mining giant BHP Billiton said on Monday it was suspending operations at its South Walker Creek coal mine in Queensland with Cyclone Debbie expected to bear down on Australia on Tuesday close to the site.
* ACACIA MINING: Acacia Mining is losing more than $1 million in revenue each day at two mines in Tanzania because of the country's ban on exports of gold and copper concentrates, the London-listed company said on Friday.
* BREXIT: Thousands of people marched through London on Saturday to protest against Britain leaving the European Union, just four days before Prime Minister Theresa May launches the start of the formal divorce process from the bloc it joined 44 years ago.