UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Oct 14
(Adds futures, news items)
Oct 14 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 30-34 points, or 0.4-0.5 percent higher on Friday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.4 percent ahead of the cash market open.
* The UK blue chip index closed down 0.7 percent at 6,977.74 on Thursday, its lowest level in more than a week, just days after setting a record high, with basic-resources stocks selling off as metal prices fell following poor China trade data.
* FCA: Britain's financial watchdog, the Financial Conduct Authority, said on Friday it found no widespread failures by insurers... read more