UPDATE 2-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Wednesday Oct 28

miércoles 28 de octubre de 2015 03:58 GYT
 

(Updates with company news)

LONDON Oct 28 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index was set to open roughly steady on Wednesday, with futures down 0.1 percent ahead of the cash market open. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

* The UK blue chip index closed 0.8 percent lower on Tuesday at 6,365.27 points.

* LLOYDS BANKING GROUP - Lloyds Banking Group has taken another 500 million pounds ($765 million) charge to compensate customers mis-sold loan insurance, taking its total bill to 13.9 billion pounds, more than double any other bank.

Lloyds Banking Group has called for a proposed 2018 deadline for customers to claim compensation for loan insurance mis-selling to be brought forward.

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