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U.K. stocks finished higher Friday, with the FTSE 100 Index /zigman2/quotes/210598409/delayed UK:UKX +0.22% growing 0.11% at 7,550.37.

Of the FTSE 100 constituents, nondurable household products company Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC /zigman2/quotes/206856088/delayed UK:RKT -0.84% saw the largest increase Friday, as shares rose 2.46%.

Shares of biotechnology firm AstraZeneca PLC /zigman2/quotes/203048482/delayed UK:AZN -1.39% and software company Avast PLC rallied 2.14% and 1.69%, respectively.

Unilever PLC /zigman2/quotes/205449809/delayed UK:ULVR -2.33% , a food products company, and pharmaceuticals company GSK PLC /zigman2/quotes/200381158/delayed UK:GSK +1.06% rounded out the top five largest increases as their stocks rallied 1.68% and 1.65%, respectively.

International Consolidated Airlines Group S.A. /zigman2/quotes/208070069/delayed UK:IAG -1.07% , a passenger airlines company, saw the largest decline among FTSE 100 constituents, as shares shed 5.11% on Friday.

Shares of residential building construction firm Persimmon PLC /zigman2/quotes/206444744/delayed UK:PSN +3.19% and gambling industries company Entain PLC /zigman2/quotes/207493593/delayed UK:ENT +0.60% declined 4.08% and 3.86%, respectively.

SEGRO PLC /zigman2/quotes/205428601/delayed UK:SGRO +0.48% , an industrial/office reits company, and non-ferrous metals business Antofagasta PLC /zigman2/quotes/200173667/delayed UK:ANTO +1.39% rounded out the top five largest decreases as their stocks dropped 3.60% and 3.33%, respectively.

The pound was down 1.02% against dollar /zigman2/quotes/210561263/realtime/sampled GBPUSD +0.0265% at $1.1809 and 0.53% against the euro at €1.1764.

Brent crude rose 1.2% to $97.74, and the yield on the 10-year gilt /zigman2/quotes/211347177/realtime BX:TMBMKGB-10Y -4.58% fell 3.999 basis points to 2.416%.

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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+14.95 +0.22%
Volume: 1.17M
Oct. 3, 2022 4:58p
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/zigman2/quotes/206856088/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
5,926.00 p
-50.00 -0.84%
Volume: 1.34M
Oct. 3, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
13.95
Dividend Yield
2.95%
Market Cap
£42.77 billion
Rev. per Employee
£258,570
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/zigman2/quotes/203048482/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
9,806.00 p
-138.00 -1.39%
Volume: 1.66M
Oct. 3, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
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Market Cap
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Rev. per Employee
£399,908
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UK : U.K.: London
3,876.50 p
-92.50 -2.33%
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Oct. 3, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
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3.72%
Market Cap
£100.62 billion
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£322,051
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UK : U.K.: London
£ 1,319.60
+13.80 +1.06%
Volume: 5.60M
Oct. 3, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
11.75
Dividend Yield
0.05%
Market Cap
£52.80 billion
Rev. per Employee
£391,949
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UK : U.K.: London
93.66 p
-1.01 -1.07%
Volume: 18.27M
Oct. 3, 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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UK : U.K.: London
1,277.00 p
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Volume: 1.70M
Oct. 3, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
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Dividend Yield
18.40%
Market Cap
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Rev. per Employee
£665,570
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UK : U.K.: London
£ 1,092.50
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Oct. 3, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
31.99
Dividend Yield
0.0078%
Market Cap
£6.39 billion
Rev. per Employee
£162,710
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UK : U.K.: London
756.60 p
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3.30%
Market Cap
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Rev. per Employee
N/A
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UK : U.K.: London
1,131.00 p
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P/E Ratio
16.91
Dividend Yield
10.04%
Market Cap
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Rev. per Employee
£177,674
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US : Tullett Prebon
1.1325
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Oct. 3, 2022 11:44p
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BX : Tullett Prebon
3.96
-0.19 -4.58%
Volume: 0.00
Oct. 3, 2022 5:06p
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