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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Oct 7

    Oct 7 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 16 points
lower at 5,934 on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers.
    * KAZ MINERALS: London-listed miner Kaz Minerals has suspended
production at its Bozymchak copper and gold mine in Kyrgyzstan, the company said
on Tuesday, amid post-election unrest in the Central Asian nation.
    * VIRGIN MONEY: British lender Virgin Money is cutting up to 400
jobs, as it presses ahead with cutbacks after shelving restructuring plans early
in the pandemic.
     OIL: Oil prices fell after U.S. President Donald Trump dashed hopes for a
fourth stimulus package to boost the coronavirus-hit economy and on a
larger-than-expected increase in U.S. crude inventories.
    * GOLD: Gold prices edged up, after hitting a one-week low in early trade,
lifted by renewed fears over economic recovery and uncertainty around the U.S.
presidential election after Trump's COVID-19 diagnosis.
    * The UK blue-chip index ended flat on Tuesday as a stronger pound
pressured the export-heavy index.
    
    * UK CORPORATE DIARY:       
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 (Reporting by Samantha Machado in Bengaluru; editing by Uttaresh.V)
  
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