Aug 12 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening seven points lower at 6,148 on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers. * BRITISH AIRWAYS: British Airways has agreed to a deal with trade unions representing parts of its workforce in Heathrow over planned job cuts, with the airline's chief executive saying significant progress had been made in a message to staff on Tuesday. * BUDGET: Rishi Sunak is weighing options to shelve his autumn budget if Britain is hit by a big second wave of the coronavirus, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday. * OIL: Oil prices moved higher after an industry report showed that U.S. inventories of crude fell more than analysts had expected, bolstering hopes that fuel demand in the world's biggest economy can weather the coronavirus pandemic. * GOLD: Gold fell below the $1,900 per ounce level as a resurgent dollar prompted investors to reassess their positions after a record-breaking price rally. * METAL: Copper prices fell as traders turned anxious over mounting uncertainty about additional U.S. fiscal stimulus to help boost a pandemic-ravaged economy. * The UK blue-chip index added 1.6% on Tuesday, tracking gains in Asia and on Wall Street on relief that a U.S.-China spat appeared not to have spilled over into trade. * UK CORPORATE DIARY: Spirax-Sarco Engineering HY Results Capital & Counties Properties HY Results CLS Holdings HY Results Balfour Beatty HY Results Admiral Group HY Results Empresaria Group HY Results Avast HY Results Impact Healthcare REIT HY Results * For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on: TODAY'S UK PAPERS > Financial Times > Other business headlines (Reporting by Tapanjana Rudra)
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