UPDATE 2-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Monday Sept 14

lunes 14 de septiembre de 2015 02:57 GYT

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Sept 14 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 47 to 56 points, or 0.9 percent higher on Monday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.3 percent ahead of the cash market open. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

* The UK blue chip index closed 0.6 percent lower at 6,117.76 points on Friday.

* Jeremy Corbyn, a veteran left-winger who professes an admiration for Karl Marx, was elected leader of Britain's opposition Labour party on Saturday, a victory that may make a British EU exit more likely and which one former Labour prime minister has said could leave their party unelectable.

* The new leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party named John McDonnell as shadow finance minister, putting a fellow left-winger in charge of the party's economic policy.

* A Bank of England policymaker said interest rates need to rise "relatively soon" as wages pick up, adding to signs that support is gradually building for the first increase in British borrowing costs since before the financial crisis.   Continuación...