Stay away from the Lloyds (LYG) "love-in" warns Citi after the stock's near 50% move in the last...

|About: Lloyds Banking Group plc (LYG)|By:, SA News Editor
Stay away from the Lloyds (LYG) "love-in" warns Citi after the stock's near 50% move in the last 3 months. Instead, check out Barclays (BCS) where concern over the bank's leverage ratios is overdone. There's also the international U.K banks - HSBC (HBC) and Standard Chartered (SCBFF.PK) - where margin pressure is starting to ease and pound weakness vs. the dollar is "a translational positive."