June 17 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening higher on Monday, with futures up 0.4%.

* KINGFISHER: Kingfisher Plc on Monday named Bhavesh Mistry as its new finance chief and said current CFO Bernard Bot will retire and leave the company no earlier than January 2025.

* ASTRAZENECA: AstraZeneca's blockbuster cancer drug Imfinzi combined with chemotherapy has been


in the U.S. as treatment for adult patients with primary, advanced or recurrent endometrial cancer that is mismatch repair deficient, the drugmaker said.

* MANUFACTURERS: Britain's manufacturers want the next government to deliver a formal industrial strategy and forge closer trade ties with the European Union, according to a survey published by the sector's own trade body.

* HOME PRICES: Asking prices for British homes coming to the market were flat this month, adding to signs of a recent cooling off in the housing market upswing, a survey from property market website Rightmove showed.

* BARCLAYS: Barclays suspended on Friday its sponsorship of all Live Nation music festivals in 2024 after various acts dropped out in protest over the bank's links to defense companies that work with Israel.

* SHELL: Unifor union said on Friday its members at Shell's Scotford refinery in Canada have applied to the Alberta labor regulator for a strike vote later thismonth after rejecting a mediator's terms of settlement related to compensation.

* OIL: Oil prices fall on weaker U.S. consumer demand, China data

* GOLD: Gold subdued as investors await further data for Fed rate cues

* METALS: Copper slides as China factory output data disappoints

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> Other business headlines (Reporting by Radhika Anilkumar in Bengaluru)