UPDATE 2-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Friday Oct 30
(Updates with company news)
LONDON Oct 30 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 12 to 21 points higher, or 0.2 to 0.3 percent higher on Friday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.3 ahead of the cash market open. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on
* The UK blue chip index closed 0.7 percent lower at 6,395.80 points on Thursday.
* ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND - Royal Bank of Scotland warned future costs relating to litigation and past misconduct could be substantially higher than expected after reporting a third-quarter loss due to restructuring charges.
* IAG - British Airways owner IAG upgraded its 2015 profit outlook after third-quarter results beat expectations on strong demand for travel and lower fuel prices.