Nov 3 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 50 points higher at 5,705 on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers. * G4S: British private security firm G4S has rejected a takeover proposal from U.S. rival Allied Universal Security Services, Bloomberg News reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter. * GOLD: Gold prices edged down, as cautious investors awaited the outcome of the U.S. presidential election with President Donald Trump closely trailing Democrat Joe Biden in national opinion polls. * OIL: Oil prices slipped as worries about soaring COVID-19 cases, rapidly rising Libyan supply and U.S election jitters outweighed growing hopes that major producers would hold back on planned production increases. * The UK blue-chip index closed 1.4% higher on Monday, as Ocado led gains after raising its full year earnings outlook, while mid-caps fell, as England faced the prospect of entering a nearly one-month lockdown later in the week. * UK CORPORATE DIARY: Associated British Foods Plc FY earnings Senior Plc Trading statement Genel Energy Plc Trading statement and operations update DS Smith Plc Pre-close trading statement Weir Group Interim management statement * For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on: TODAY'S UK PAPERS > Financial Times > Other business headlines (Reporting by Priyanshi Mandhan)
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