UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept. 29

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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept. 29
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Sept 29 - Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE index is seen opening 26 points higher at 5,954 on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers.

* RIO TINTO: Rio Tinto (LON: RIO ) Ltd RIO.AX said on Tuesday that it was ready to talk to stakeholders over allegations of human rights breaches at a giant copper mine in Bougainville that it formerly owned, after community members filed a complaint with the Australian government. J SAINSBURY: Sainsbury 's SBRY.L , Britain's second largest supermarket group, will have doubled its pre-COVID-19 pandemic online capacity by the end of next month, it said on Monday. OIL: Oil prices fell on Tuesday, paring gains from the previous session, as persistent demand concerns due to the coronavirus pandemic outweighed hopes for a new U.S. stimulus package. GOLD: Gold prices edged up on Tuesday as the U.S. dollar retreated from a two-month high, with investors looking forward to the first U.S. presidential debate and developments on a new U.S. coronavirus relief bill. The UK blue-chip index .FTSE closed up 1.5% on Monday, as Asia-focussed lender HSBC Holdings HSBA.L jumped 8.9% after Chinese insurance group Ping An 601318.SS , 2318.HK boosted its stake to 8%. UK CORPORATE DIARY:

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