LONDON, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Britain’s FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 14-19 points, or as much as 0.3 percent lower on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers, as a U.S. budget stalemate dragged on. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on
* U.S. President Barack Obama said on Tuesday he would be willing to negotiate budget issues with Republicans only if they agree to re-open the federal government and raise the debt limit with no conditions.
* The UK benchmark ended down 71.45 points, or 1.1 percent at 6,365.83 points on Tuesday, its lowest close since July.
* In terms of domestic economic data, UK August industrial and manufacturing output data is set for release at 0830 GMT, alongside UK August trade balance figures.
* Stocks trading without the attraction of their latest dividend, namely Aviva, Kingfisher, Smith & Nephew, Tesco, Travis Perkins, Wolseley and WPP will take 3.72 points off the index on Wednesday.
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