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U.K. stocks finished higher Thursday, with the FTSE 100 Index /zigman2/quotes/210598409/delayed UK:UKX +0.27% rising 0.35% at 7,541.85.

Among FTSE 100 constituents, life insurance company Prudential PLC /zigman2/quotes/200530572/delayed UK:PRU -0.76% saw the largest increase Thursday, as shares rose 2.98%.

Shares of general mining firm Polymetal International PLC /zigman2/quotes/204469675/delayed UK:POLY +0.42% and non-ferrous metals company Antofagasta PLC /zigman2/quotes/200173667/delayed UK:ANTO -1.43% rallied 2.69% and 2.59%, respectively.

BP PLC /zigman2/quotes/202286639/delayed UK:BP +0.99% , a major oil & gas company, and general mining firm Glencore PLC /zigman2/quotes/201400686/delayed UK:GLEN -0.41% rounded out the top five largest increases as their stocks rose 2.58% and 2.37%, respectively.

JD Sports Fashion PLC /zigman2/quotes/207007202/delayed UK:JD -0.91% , a clothing retail company, saw the largest drop of the FTSE 100 constituents, as shares fell 2.81% on Thursday.

Shares of pharmaceuticals firm Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC /zigman2/quotes/204872832/delayed UK:HIK +1.03% and investment advisors company Legal & General Group PLC /zigman2/quotes/201125471/delayed UK:LGEN 0.00% dropped 2.29% and 2.26%, respectively.

Ocado Group PLC /zigman2/quotes/207225647/delayed UK:OCDO -2.05% , a food retail company, and full-line insurance firm Aviva PLC /zigman2/quotes/210517151/delayed UK:AV +0.33% rounded out the top five largest decreases as their stocks fell 2.26% and 2.03%, respectively.

The pound was down 0.69% against dollar /zigman2/quotes/210561263/realtime/sampled GBPUSD -0.0165% at $1.1966 and 0.03% against the euro at €1.1834.

Brent crude rallied 2.3% to $95.84, and the yield on the 10-year gilt /zigman2/quotes/211347177/realtime BX:TMBMKGB-10Y 0.00% declined 0.996 basis points to 2.311%.

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
7,486.67
+20.07 +0.27%
Volume: 445,496
Nov. 25, 2022 4:57p
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/zigman2/quotes/200530572/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
943.40 p
-7.20 -0.76%
Volume: 3.67M
Nov. 25, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
16.92
Dividend Yield
1.53%
Market Cap
£25.83 billion
Rev. per Employee
£58,127
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/zigman2/quotes/204469675/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
241.00 p
+1.00 +0.42%
Volume: 136,899
Nov. 25, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
10.94
Dividend Yield
15.44%
Market Cap
£1.14 billion
Rev. per Employee
£139,657
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/zigman2/quotes/200173667/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
1,341.00 p
-19.50 -1.43%
Volume: 464,463
Nov. 25, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
20.05
Dividend Yield
7.90%
Market Cap
£13.22 billion
Rev. per Employee
£177,674
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UK : U.K.: London
488.35 p
+4.80 +0.99%
Volume: 24.86M
Nov. 25, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
4.07%
Market Cap
£88.37 billion
Rev. per Employee
£2.66M
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UK : U.K.: London
533.80 p
-2.20 -0.41%
Volume: 15.70M
Nov. 25, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
5.87
Dividend Yield
4.03%
Market Cap
£68.25 billion
Rev. per Employee
£1.36M
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/zigman2/quotes/207007202/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
124.55 p
-1.15 -0.91%
Volume: 4.48M
Nov. 25, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
19.74
Dividend Yield
0.39%
Market Cap
£6.42 billion
Rev. per Employee
£204,444
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UK : U.K.: London
1,523.00 p
+15.50 +1.03%
Volume: 296,888
Nov. 25, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
13.51
Dividend Yield
2.99%
Market Cap
£3.35 billion
Rev. per Employee
£220,343
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/zigman2/quotes/201125471/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
260.90 p
0.00 0.00%
Volume: 5.81M
Nov. 25, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
7.68
Dividend Yield
7.17%
Market Cap
£15.49 billion
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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UK : U.K.: London
649.80 p
-13.60 -2.05%
Volume: 1.41M
Nov. 25, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
£5.30 billion
Rev. per Employee
£126,159
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/zigman2/quotes/210517151/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
456.60 p
+1.50 +0.33%
Volume: 3.35M
Nov. 25, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
6.79%
Market Cap
£12.76 billion
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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/zigman2/quotes/210561263/realtime/sampled
US : Tullett Prebon
1.2091
-0.0002 -0.0165%
Volume: 0.0000
Nov. 25, 2022 4:59p
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/zigman2/quotes/211347177/realtime
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BX : Tullett Prebon
3.12
0.00 0.00%
Volume: 0.00
Nov. 25, 2022 5:01p
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