LONDON, Sept 29 (Reuters) - Britain’s FTSE 100 index is seen opening down by 41-48 points, or 0.7-0.8 percent lower on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on.
* The UK blue chip index closed down 2.5 percent at 5,958.86 points on Monday.
* GLENCORE : Commodity trader Glencore’s Hong Kong-listed shares were around 28-percent lower on Tuesday, after its London-listed stock plunged on debt worries a day earlier.
* JEREMY CORBYN: The new left-wing leader of Britain’s opposition Labour Party will promise in a speech on Tuesday to make decisions by nationwide consultation - an approach critics say could cause confusion about party policy and deepen internal divisions.
* BRITAIN/CHINA: Chinese President Xi Jinping will make his first state visit to Britain next month, the British government said on Tuesday, 10 years after the last such visit by a Chinese president.
* LION CAPITAL/KURT GEIGER: British private equity firm Lion Capital, former owner of high-end footwear designer Jimmy Choo, is considering returning to the upscale footwear market with a takeover of luxury shoe retailer Kurt Geiger, Sky News reported citing people familiar with the matter.
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