Lloyds Says Nine-Month Pretax Loss Was 3.86 Billion Pounds

Lloyds Banking Group Plc (LLOY) posted a pretax loss of 3.86 billion pounds in the first nine months of the year, compared with a 1.97 billion-pound profit in the year- earlier period. The lender posted a 3.3 billion-pound loss in the first-half of 2011.

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