UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Oct 7
(Adds futures, company news items)
Oct 7 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up at between 7,063-7,068 points, or 0.9-1.0 percent higher, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.28 percent ahead of the cash market open.
* The UK blue chip index closed down 0.5 percent at 6,999.96 points - still near its record intraday high of 7,122.74 points reached in April 2015 with budget airline easyJet sliding lower after issuing a profit warning.
* BHP BILLITON: Power is unlikely to be restored to the area near BHP Billiton's Olympic Dam copper mine in South Australia before Monday,... read more