UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Tuesday Nov 3
(Updates with company news)
LONDON Nov 3 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up by between 25 to 33 points, or 0.4 to 0.5 percent higher on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on
* The UK blue chip index closed flat in percentage terms on Monday at 6,361.80 points.
* ROYAL DUTCH SHELL - Royal Dutch Shell on Tuesday announced plans to increase benefits from its proposed $70 billion acquisition of BG Group , which the company said would work with oil prices in the mid-$60s a barrel.
* SABMILLER - Molson Coors Brewing Co is in advanced talks to buy SABMiller's majority stake in their American joint venture, the Financial Times reported. No agreement has yet been reached and a deal could still fall apart.