UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Friday Nov 6

viernes 6 de noviembre de 2015 03:31 GYT

(Adds futures, company news)

LONDON Nov 6 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 3 to 12 points, or flat to 0.2 percent higher according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.2 percent ahead of the cash market open. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

* The FTSE 100 closed down 0.8 percent at 6,364.90 points on Thursday, weighed down by resources stocks.

* BHP BILLITON - A dam holding back waste water from an iron ore mine in Brazil that is owned by Vale and BHP Billiton burst on Thursday, devastating a nearby town with mudslides and leaving officials in the remote region scrambling to assess casualties.

* IAG - British Airways-owner IAG upgraded its long-term guidance on Friday, targeting an average earnings growth of over 12 percent a year, as it also announced a number of management changes within the group.