UPDATE 2-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Monday Nov 9

lunes 9 de noviembre de 2015 03:59 GYT

(Updates with company news)

LONDON Nov 9 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 19 points higher, or 0.29 percent on Monday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.1 percent ahead of the cash market open. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

* The UK blue chip index closed down 0.2 percent on Friday at 6,353.83 points.

* BHP BILLITON - BHP Billiton Ltd said it was reviewing its fiscal 2016 iron ore production guidance following a deadly mudflow and flooding disaster at a mine in Brazil, which analysts described as a severe blow for the world's biggest miner.

* NATIONAL GRID PLC - The board of Britain's National Grid PLC is weighing up options for its four gas distribution networks across the country, which may attract 10 billion pounds ($15.06 billion), the Sunday Times reported, citing people familiar with the matter.