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U.K. stocks finished down Wednesday, with the FTSE 100 Index /zigman2/quotes/210598409/delayed UK:UKX +0.18% decreasing 0.27% at 7,515.75.

Of the FTSE 100 constituents, residential building construction company Persimmon PLC /zigman2/quotes/206444744/delayed UK:PSN +5.32% saw the largest decrease Wednesday, as shares dropped 7.84%

Shares of software firm Aveva Group PLC /zigman2/quotes/202038414/delayed UK:AVV -0.10% and passenger airlines company International Consolidated Airlines Group S.A. /zigman2/quotes/208070069/delayed UK:IAG 0.00% fell 5.40% and 4.80%, respectively.

ITV PLC /zigman2/quotes/205378065/delayed UK:ITV +3.73% , a broadcasting company, and life insurance business Prudential PLC /zigman2/quotes/200530572/delayed UK:PRU +3.64% 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 0.00% , 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 -1.47% and alcoholic beverages/drinks company Diageo PLC /zigman2/quotes/205611832/delayed UK:DGE +0.41% rose 1.06% and 1.05%, respectively.

BP PLC /zigman2/quotes/202286639/delayed UK:BP +0.24% , a major oil & gas company, and tobacco firm British American Tobacco PLC /zigman2/quotes/209116881/delayed UK:BATS -1.32% 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 +0.4046% 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 0.00% 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
6,893.81
+12.22 +0.18%
Volume: 1.13M
Sept. 30, 2022 4:56p
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/zigman2/quotes/206444744/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
1,237.50 p
+62.50 +5.32%
Volume: 1.97M
Sept. 30, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
5.39
Dividend Yield
18.99%
Market Cap
£3.95 billion
Rev. per Employee
£665,570
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/zigman2/quotes/202038414/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
3,142.00 p
-3.00 -0.10%
Volume: 448,813
Sept. 30, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
1.19%
Market Cap
£9.48 billion
Rev. per Employee
£183,143
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/zigman2/quotes/208070069/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
94.67 p
0.00 0.00%
Volume: 18.16M
Sept. 30, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
0.00%
Market Cap
£4.69 billion
Rev. per Employee
£232,926
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/zigman2/quotes/205378065/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
57.28 p
+2.06 +3.73%
Volume: 13.38M
Sept. 30, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
4.90
Dividend Yield
8.73%
Market Cap
£2.29 billion
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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/zigman2/quotes/200530572/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
893.80 p
+31.40 +3.64%
Volume: 8.25M
Sept. 30, 2022 4:36p
P/E Ratio
16.03
Dividend Yield
1.61%
Market Cap
£24.47 billion
Rev. per Employee
£58,127
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/zigman2/quotes/204469675/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
195.00 p
0.00 0.00%
Volume: 253,116
Sept. 30, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
8.86
Dividend Yield
20.67%
Market Cap
£923.57 million
Rev. per Employee
£139,657
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/zigman2/quotes/209006722/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
9,404.00 p
-140.00 -1.47%
Volume: 661,055
Sept. 30, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
12.71
Dividend Yield
2.62%
Market Cap
£18.48 billion
Rev. per Employee
£604,167
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/zigman2/quotes/205611832/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
3,797.50 p
+15.50 +0.41%
Volume: 4.45M
Sept. 30, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
27.18
Dividend Yield
2.01%
Market Cap
£86.43 billion
Rev. per Employee
£541,074
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/zigman2/quotes/202286639/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
433.10 p
+1.05 +0.24%
Volume: 36.08M
Sept. 30, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
4.97%
Market Cap
£80.19 billion
Rev. per Employee
£2.35M
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/zigman2/quotes/209116881/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
3,226.50 p
-43.00 -1.32%
Volume: 3.23M
Sept. 30, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
13.68
Dividend Yield
6.75%
Market Cap
£72.26 billion
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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/zigman2/quotes/210561263/realtime/sampled
US : Tullett Prebon
1.1168
+0.0045 +0.4046%
Volume: 0.0000
Sept. 30, 2022 4:59p
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/zigman2/quotes/211347177/realtime
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BX : Tullett Prebon
4.15
0.00 0.00%
Volume: 0.00
Sept. 30, 2022 5:10p
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