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U.K. stocks finished higher Thursday, with the FTSE 100 Index /zigman2/quotes/210598409/delayed UK:UKX +2.57% rising 0.35% at 7,541.85.

Among FTSE 100 constituents, life insurance company Prudential PLC /zigman2/quotes/200530572/delayed UK:PRU +7.23% saw the largest increase Thursday, as shares rose 2.98%.

Shares of general mining firm Polymetal International PLC /zigman2/quotes/204469675/delayed UK:POLY +1.79% and non-ferrous metals company Antofagasta PLC /zigman2/quotes/200173667/delayed UK:ANTO +1.06% rallied 2.69% and 2.59%, respectively.

BP PLC /zigman2/quotes/202286639/delayed UK:BP +2.67% , a major oil & gas company, and general mining firm Glencore PLC /zigman2/quotes/201400686/delayed UK:GLEN +2.93% 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 +4.15% , 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 -1.44% and investment advisors company Legal & General Group PLC /zigman2/quotes/201125471/delayed UK:LGEN +5.90% dropped 2.29% and 2.26%, respectively.

Ocado Group PLC /zigman2/quotes/207225647/delayed UK:OCDO +8.87% , a food retail company, and full-line insurance firm Aviva PLC /zigman2/quotes/210517151/delayed UK:AV +2.84% 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 +1.3514% 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 -2.34% 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
7,086.46
+177.70 +2.57%
Volume: 914,717
Oct. 4, 2022 4:59p
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/zigman2/quotes/200530572/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
946.20 p
+63.80 +7.23%
Volume: 4.61M
Oct. 4, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
16.97
Dividend Yield
1.52%
Market Cap
£24.16 billion
Rev. per Employee
£58,127
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/zigman2/quotes/204469675/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
198.50 p
+3.50 +1.79%
Volume: 161,090
Oct. 4, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
9.01
Dividend Yield
20.10%
Market Cap
£923.57 million
Rev. per Employee
£139,657
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/zigman2/quotes/200173667/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
1,143.00 p
+12.00 +1.06%
Volume: 1.66M
Oct. 4, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
17.09
Dividend Yield
9.94%
Market Cap
£11.15 billion
Rev. per Employee
£177,674
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/zigman2/quotes/202286639/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
454.50 p
+11.80 +2.67%
Volume: 39.34M
Oct. 4, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
4.69%
Market Cap
£81.98 billion
Rev. per Employee
£2.35M
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/zigman2/quotes/201400686/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
500.80 p
+14.25 +2.93%
Volume: 55.79M
Oct. 4, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
5.51
Dividend Yield
4.60%
Market Cap
£62.63 billion
Rev. per Employee
£1.36M
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/zigman2/quotes/207007202/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
107.95 p
+4.30 +4.15%
Volume: 8.98M
Oct. 4, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
17.11
Dividend Yield
0.44%
Market Cap
£5.35 billion
Rev. per Employee
£204,444
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/zigman2/quotes/204872832/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
1,338.00 p
-19.50 -1.44%
Volume: 473,673
Oct. 4, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
11.87
Dividend Yield
3.64%
Market Cap
£2.99 billion
Rev. per Employee
£220,343
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/zigman2/quotes/201125471/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
235.00 p
+13.10 +5.90%
Volume: 21.74M
Oct. 4, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
6.92
Dividend Yield
7.96%
Market Cap
£13.18 billion
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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/zigman2/quotes/207225647/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
507.00 p
+41.30 +8.87%
Volume: 2.46M
Oct. 4, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
£3.79 billion
Rev. per Employee
£126,159
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/zigman2/quotes/210517151/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
408.70 p
+11.30 +2.84%
Volume: 6.68M
Oct. 4, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
7.25%
Market Cap
£11.10 billion
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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/zigman2/quotes/210561263/realtime/sampled
US : Tullett Prebon
1.1475
+0.0153 +1.3514%
Volume: 0.0000
Oct. 4, 2022 4:59p
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/zigman2/quotes/211347177/realtime
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BX : Tullett Prebon
3.87
-0.09 -2.34%
Volume: 0.00
Oct. 4, 2022 5:01p
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