UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Oct. 15

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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Oct. 15
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Oct 15 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE index is seen opening 33 points lower at 5,902 on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers.

* IAG: Marshall Wace has picked up a 3% stake in British Airways-owner IAG ICAG.L , a Spanish regulatory filing from the hedge fund showed on Wednesday. SHELL: Royal Dutch Shell RDSa.L said its Prelude floating liquefied natural gas project off Australia, off line since early February, is working on restarting operations but would not resume full production this year. KASPI: Kazakh financial and technology company's KSPI.KZ share offering has been priced at $33.75 per GDR, the top of an indicative range, the Astana International Exchange said, citing bookrunner Renaissance Capital. GOLD: Gold prices dipped on Thursday as the dollar steadied and comments from U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin dashed hopes of a new fiscal stimulus package before the presidential election. OIL: Oil prices edged higher, extending their 2% gains from the previous session, after data showed U.S. crude stockpiles fell last week, while OPEC and its allies were seen complying with their pact to curb output in September. The FTSE 100 slipped on Wednesday as signs of progress in Brexit talks boosted sterling, putting pressure on companies that are big exporters, while a clutch of upbeat corporate earnings limited declines. UK CORPORATE DIARY:

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