UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Thursday, November 13
(Adds futures, further company news)
EDINBURGH Nov 13 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is set to open higher on Thursday, with futures on the index up 0.5 percent ahead of the cash market open. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on
* The UK blue chip index down 0.3 percent at 6,611.04 points, hit by disappointing earnings reports and fines on banks for to settle allegations of foreign exchange malpractice.
* LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE GROUP - The London Stock Exchange reported an 18-percent rise in first-half revenue on Thursday and growth across all of its businesses.
* ITV - British broadcaster ITV said it was confident of delivering double-digit profit growth this year, reflecting a 5 percent rise in ad revenue, significantly ahead of the market.