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U.K. stocks finished down Wednesday, with the FTSE 100 Index /zigman2/quotes/210598409/delayed UK:UKX +0.81% decreasing 0.27% at 7,515.75.

Of the FTSE 100 constituents, residential building construction company Persimmon PLC /zigman2/quotes/206444744/delayed UK:PSN +0.16% saw the largest decrease Wednesday, as shares dropped 7.84%

Shares of software firm Aveva Group PLC /zigman2/quotes/202038414/delayed UK:AVV +0.16% and passenger airlines company International Consolidated Airlines Group S.A. /zigman2/quotes/208070069/delayed UK:IAG +0.61% fell 5.40% and 4.80%, respectively.

ITV PLC /zigman2/quotes/205378065/delayed UK:ITV -2.02% , a broadcasting company, and life insurance business Prudential PLC /zigman2/quotes/200530572/delayed UK:PRU +1.51% rounded out the top five largest decreases as their stocks shed 4.27% and 3.98%, respectively.

Polymetal International PLC /zigman2/quotes/204469675/delayed UK:POLY -1.26% , a general mining company, saw the largest increase of the FTSE 100 constituents, as shares rose 1.36% on Wednesday.

Shares of wholesalers firm Ferguson PLC /zigman2/quotes/209006722/delayed UK:FERG -1.35% and alcoholic beverages/drinks company Diageo PLC /zigman2/quotes/205611832/delayed UK:DGE +1.06% rose 1.06% and 1.05%, respectively.

BP PLC /zigman2/quotes/202286639/delayed UK:BP +1.11% , a major oil & gas company, and tobacco firm British American Tobacco PLC /zigman2/quotes/209116881/delayed UK:BATS +1.21% rounded out the top five largest increases as their stocks rallied 1.03% and 1.00%, respectively.

The pound was down 0.54% against dollar /zigman2/quotes/210561263/realtime/sampled GBPUSD +0.2820% at $1.2033 and 0.48% against the euro at €1.1836.

Brent crude declined 0.4% to $91.97, and the yield on the 10-year gilt /zigman2/quotes/211347177/realtime BX:TMBMKGB-10Y +2.07% declined 7.537 basis points to 2.289%.

Editor's Note: This story was auto-generated by Automated Insights, an automation technology provider, using data from Dow Jones and FactSet. See our market data terms of use.

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UK : FTSE UK
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+61.05 +0.81%
Volume: 1.36M
Nov. 30, 2022 4:56p
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/zigman2/quotes/206444744/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
1,272.00 p
+2.00 +0.16%
Volume: 1.61M
Nov. 30, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
5.54
Dividend Yield
18.47%
Market Cap
£4.05 billion
Rev. per Employee
£665,570
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/zigman2/quotes/202038414/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
3,181.00 p
+5.00 +0.16%
Volume: 1.04M
Nov. 30, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
1.18%
Market Cap
£9.59 billion
Rev. per Employee
£194,051
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UK : U.K.: London
134.44 p
+0.82 +0.61%
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Nov. 30, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
0.00%
Market Cap
£6.62 billion
Rev. per Employee
£232,926
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UK : U.K.: London
74.86 p
-1.54 -2.02%
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Nov. 30, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
6.41
Dividend Yield
6.68%
Market Cap
£3.06 billion
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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UK : U.K.: London
979.40 p
+14.60 +1.51%
Volume: 10.97M
Nov. 30, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
17.57
Dividend Yield
1.47%
Market Cap
£26.42 billion
Rev. per Employee
£58,127
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/zigman2/quotes/204469675/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
236.00 p
-3.00 -1.26%
Volume: 611,539
Nov. 30, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
10.72
Dividend Yield
16.01%
Market Cap
£1.13 billion
Rev. per Employee
£139,657
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UK : U.K.: London
9,362.00 p
-128.00 -1.35%
Volume: 20.05M
Nov. 30, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
12.65
Dividend Yield
2.40%
Market Cap
£19.08 billion
Rev. per Employee
£604,167
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UK : U.K.: London
3,808.00 p
+40.00 +1.06%
Volume: 6.05M
Nov. 30, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
27.25
Dividend Yield
2.00%
Market Cap
£85.59 billion
Rev. per Employee
£541,074
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UK : U.K.: London
497.50 p
+5.45 +1.11%
Volume: 107.05M
Nov. 30, 2022 4:45p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
4.05%
Market Cap
£88.99 billion
Rev. per Employee
£2.66M
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/zigman2/quotes/209116881/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
3,391.00 p
+40.50 +1.21%
Volume: 4.99M
Nov. 30, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
14.38
Dividend Yield
6.42%
Market Cap
£74.80 billion
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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/zigman2/quotes/210561263/realtime/sampled
US : Tullett Prebon
1.2092
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Volume: 0.0000
Nov. 30, 2022 11:27p
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/zigman2/quotes/211347177/realtime
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BX : Tullett Prebon
3.16
+0.06 +2.07%
Volume: 0.00
Nov. 30, 2022 5:00p
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