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U.K. stocks finished higher Friday, with the FTSE 100 Index /zigman2/quotes/210598409/delayed UK:UKX -0.48% 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 -0.37% saw the largest increase Friday, as shares rose 2.46%.

Shares of biotechnology firm AstraZeneca PLC /zigman2/quotes/203048482/delayed UK:AZN -0.14% and software company Avast PLC rallied 2.14% and 1.69%, respectively.

Unilever PLC /zigman2/quotes/205449809/delayed UK:ULVR -0.39% , a food products company, and pharmaceuticals company GSK PLC /zigman2/quotes/200381158/delayed UK:GSK +0.05% 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 -1.34% , 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 -2.84% and gambling industries company Entain PLC /zigman2/quotes/207493593/delayed UK:ENT -2.51% declined 4.08% and 3.86%, respectively.

SEGRO PLC /zigman2/quotes/205428601/delayed UK:SGRO -3.95% , an industrial/office reits company, and non-ferrous metals business Antofagasta PLC /zigman2/quotes/200173667/delayed UK:ANTO -0.57% 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 -1.4031% 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 +4.26% 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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-33.84 -0.48%
Volume: 740,410
Oct. 5, 2022 4:51p
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/zigman2/quotes/206856088/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
5,944.00 p
-22.00 -0.37%
Volume: 895,340
Oct. 5, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
13.99
Dividend Yield
2.94%
Market Cap
£42.70 billion
Rev. per Employee
£258,570
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/zigman2/quotes/203048482/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
9,944.00 p
-14.00 -0.14%
Volume: 1.52M
Oct. 5, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
2.23%
Market Cap
£154.30 billion
Rev. per Employee
£399,908
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/zigman2/quotes/205449809/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
3,947.50 p
-15.50 -0.39%
Volume: 1.75M
Oct. 5, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
20.60
Dividend Yield
3.65%
Market Cap
£100.44 billion
Rev. per Employee
£322,051
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/zigman2/quotes/200381158/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
£ 1,329.00
+0.60 +0.05%
Volume: 5.45M
Oct. 5, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
11.83
Dividend Yield
0.05%
Market Cap
£53.71 billion
Rev. per Employee
£391,949
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/zigman2/quotes/208070069/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
99.71 p
-1.35 -1.34%
Volume: 11.10M
Oct. 5, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
0.00%
Market Cap
£5.01 billion
Rev. per Employee
£232,926
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/zigman2/quotes/206444744/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
1,266.50 p
-37.00 -2.84%
Volume: 1.24M
Oct. 5, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
5.52
Dividend Yield
18.56%
Market Cap
£4.16 billion
Rev. per Employee
£665,570
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/zigman2/quotes/207493593/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
£ 1,128.50
-29.00 -2.51%
Volume: 1.51M
Oct. 5, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
33.05
Dividend Yield
0.0075%
Market Cap
£6.82 billion
Rev. per Employee
£162,710
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UK : U.K.: London
724.20 p
-29.80 -3.95%
Volume: 2.61M
Oct. 5, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
2.14
Dividend Yield
3.45%
Market Cap
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Rev. per Employee
N/A
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UK : U.K.: London
1,136.50 p
-6.50 -0.57%
Volume: 1.01M
Oct. 5, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
16.99
Dividend Yield
9.88%
Market Cap
£11.27 billion
Rev. per Employee
£177,674
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/zigman2/quotes/210561263/realtime/sampled
US : Tullett Prebon
1.1314
-0.0161 -1.4031%
Volume: 0.0000
Oct. 5, 2022 2:10p
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/zigman2/quotes/211347177/realtime
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BX : Tullett Prebon
4.03
+0.16 +4.26%
Volume: 0.00
Oct. 5, 2022 5:02p
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