UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Friday Nov 6

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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Friday Nov 6
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LONDON, Nov 6 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE index is seen opening up 3 to 12 points, or flat to 0.2 percent higher according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL8N1310I5

* The FTSE 100 closed down 0.8 percent at 6,364.90 points on Thursday, weighed down by resources stocks. ID:nL8N1305U9

* BHP BILLITON BLT.L - A dam holding back waste water from an iron ore mine in Brazil that is owned by Vale VALE5.SA and BHP Billiton BHP.AX burst on Thursday, devastating a nearby town with mudslides and leaving officials in the remote region scrambling to assess casualties. urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL1N1303CA

* STANDARD CHARTERED STAN.L - Simon Perkins, the Singapore-based global head of aviation finance at Standard Chartered , is leaving the bank, people with direct knowledge of the matter said. urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL3N13126D

* DARTY DRTY.L - Books and music retailer Fnac FNAC.PA said on Friday that it had raised its offer for electrical goods company Darty in an agreed deal that would create a French market leader in white goods. urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nP6N0QQ02C

* TRAVEL FIRMS - Britain will resume flights from the Egyptian resort of Sharm al-Sheikh on Friday after agreeing on additional security measures with Cairo, the prime minister's office said. urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL1N1302WW

* Britain's labour market will start to tighten in the coming months as the economy approaches full employment, Bank of England Deputy Governor Minouche Shafik said in an interview broadcast on Friday. urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL8N1310GZ

* UK CORPORATE DIARY:

Synthomer PLC

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Synthomer PLC Interim

Management Statement Release 3i (L: III ) Infrastructure PLC

3IN.L

Half Year 2015 3I

Infrastructure PLC Earnings

Release Inmarsat PLC

ISA.L

Q3 2015 Inmarsat PLC Earnings

Release Intu Properties PLC

INTUP.L

Q3 2015 Intu Properties PLC

Trading Update Release

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