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June 4 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening lower on Tuesday, with futures down 0.28%.

* BATS: British American Tobacco expects a small decline in half-year revenue and adjusted profit from operations, but maintained its forecast of low single digit annual growth.

* BP: Ratings agency S&P Global revised lower BP's credit outlook, citing slower than expected debt reduction in a blow to CEO Murray Auchincloss who has sought to win back investor support following a turbulent year.

* OIL: Oil prices eased in Asian trade, extending losses from the previous session when prices fell to their lowest in four months, as investors worried about supply ticking up later in the year amid cautious demand outlooks from key consumer the U.S.

* GOLD: Gold fell slightly after rising 1% in the previous session, as investors awaited U.S. jobs data due later in the week for more clues on the Federal Reserve's rate trajectory.

* METALS: Prices of nonferrous metals mostly rose, supported by a softer dollar and prospects of rate cuts by the U.S. Federal Reserve.

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> Financial Times

> Other business headlines (Reporting by Echha Jain in Bengaluru)