UPDATE 2-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Tuesday Nov 17
(Updates with company news, futures prices)
LONDON Nov 17 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 89 to 99 points higher, or up as much as 1.6 percent on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 1.4 percent ahead of the cash market open. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on
* The UK blue chip index closed 0.5 percent stronger at 6,146.38 points on Monday after opening lower.
* GLENCORE - COFCO Chairman Ning Gaoning said on Tuesday commodities firm Glencore PLC was not planning to sell its stake in its agricultural assets.
* ROYAL DUTCH SHELL - The president of Shell Canada is to step down on January 1.