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U.K. stocks finished higher Thursday, with the FTSE 100 Index /zigman2/quotes/210598409/delayed UK:UKX -1.77% rising 0.35% at 7,541.85.

Among FTSE 100 constituents, life insurance company Prudential PLC /zigman2/quotes/200530572/delayed UK:PRU -3.21% saw the largest increase Thursday, as shares rose 2.98%.

Shares of general mining firm Polymetal International PLC /zigman2/quotes/204469675/delayed UK:POLY -2.50% and non-ferrous metals company Antofagasta PLC /zigman2/quotes/200173667/delayed UK:ANTO 0.00% rallied 2.69% and 2.59%, respectively.

BP PLC /zigman2/quotes/202286639/delayed UK:BP -0.88% , a major oil & gas company, and general mining firm Glencore PLC /zigman2/quotes/201400686/delayed UK:GLEN +1.25% 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 -4.49% , 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 -2.95% and investment advisors company Legal & General Group PLC /zigman2/quotes/201125471/delayed UK:LGEN -3.54% dropped 2.29% and 2.26%, respectively.

Ocado Group PLC /zigman2/quotes/207225647/delayed UK:OCDO -10.16% , a food retail company, and full-line insurance firm Aviva PLC /zigman2/quotes/210517151/delayed UK:AV -2.83% 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 +1.8180% 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 +3.19% 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
6,881.59
-123.80 -1.77%
Volume: 1.03M
Sept. 29, 2022 4:58p
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/zigman2/quotes/200530572/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
862.40 p
-28.60 -3.21%
Volume: 4.87M
Sept. 29, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
15.47
Dividend Yield
1.67%
Market Cap
£24.39 billion
Rev. per Employee
£58,127
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/zigman2/quotes/204469675/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
195.00 p
-5.00 -2.50%
Volume: 1.18M
Sept. 29, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
8.86
Dividend Yield
21.47%
Market Cap
£947.25 million
Rev. per Employee
£139,657
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/zigman2/quotes/200173667/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
1,101.50 p
0.00 0.00%
Volume: 946,367
Sept. 29, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
16.47
Dividend Yield
10.82%
Market Cap
£10.86 billion
Rev. per Employee
£177,674
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UK : U.K.: London
432.05 p
-3.85 -0.88%
Volume: 44.17M
Sept. 29, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
5.17%
Market Cap
£80.76 billion
Rev. per Employee
£2.35M
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/zigman2/quotes/201400686/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
486.75 p
+6.00 +1.25%
Volume: 25.64M
Sept. 29, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
5.35
Dividend Yield
4.97%
Market Cap
£61.92 billion
Rev. per Employee
£1.36M
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/zigman2/quotes/207007202/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
99.90 p
-4.70 -4.49%
Volume: 9.26M
Sept. 29, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
15.83
Dividend Yield
0.48%
Market Cap
£5.40 billion
Rev. per Employee
£204,444
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/zigman2/quotes/204872832/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
1,349.50 p
-41.00 -2.95%
Volume: 1.08M
Sept. 29, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
11.98
Dividend Yield
3.79%
Market Cap
£3.06 billion
Rev. per Employee
£220,343
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/zigman2/quotes/201125471/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
212.50 p
-7.80 -3.54%
Volume: 28.48M
Sept. 29, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
6.25
Dividend Yield
8.80%
Market Cap
£13.08 billion
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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/zigman2/quotes/207225647/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
469.30 p
-53.10 -10.16%
Volume: 3.95M
Sept. 29, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
£4.26 billion
Rev. per Employee
£126,159
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/zigman2/quotes/210517151/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
378.00 p
-11.00 -2.83%
Volume: 10.72M
Sept. 29, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
7.84%
Market Cap
£10.87 billion
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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/zigman2/quotes/210561263/realtime/sampled
US : Tullett Prebon
1.1089
+0.0198 +1.8180%
Volume: 0.0000
Sept. 29, 2022 4:31p
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/zigman2/quotes/211347177/realtime
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BX : Tullett Prebon
4.14
+0.13 +3.19%
Volume: 0.00
Sept. 29, 2022 5:02p
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