UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Tuesday Oct 7
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LONDON Oct 7 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is set to open roughly steady on Wednesday, with futures up 0.1 percent at 0627 GMT. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on
* The blue-chip FTSE 100 ended 0.4 percent higher at 6,326.16 points on Tuesday, with energy and mining stocks advancing on the back of stronger commodity prices.
* The fall in British shop prices picked up more speed in September, the British Retail Consortium said on Wednesday, underscoring the weak outlook for the country's zero inflation rate.
* SABMILLER - Brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev raised its offer to buy the world's No. 2 brewer SABMiller plc to 42.15 pounds per share in cash.