LONDON Nov 4 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 21 points, or 0.3 percent higher, on Monday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on
* The UK blue chip index closed up 3.31 points, or 0.1 percent, at 6,734.74 points on Friday. The index hit a five-month high at 6,819 earlier last week and is up 12 percent from June.
* In terms of domestic economic data, the UK Markit/CIPS October PMI construction sector survey is set for release at 0930 GMT.
* UK CORPORATE DIARY:
HSBC issues a trading update
WEIR GROUP issues a trading update
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