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U.K. stocks finished down Wednesday, with the FTSE 100 Index /zigman2/quotes/210598409/delayed UK:UKX +2.57% decreasing 0.27% at 7,515.75.

Of the FTSE 100 constituents, residential building construction company Persimmon PLC /zigman2/quotes/206444744/delayed UK:PSN +2.08% saw the largest decrease Wednesday, as shares dropped 7.84%

Shares of software firm Aveva Group PLC /zigman2/quotes/202038414/delayed UK:AVV -0.38% and passenger airlines company International Consolidated Airlines Group S.A. /zigman2/quotes/208070069/delayed UK:IAG +7.90% fell 5.40% and 4.80%, respectively.

ITV PLC /zigman2/quotes/205378065/delayed UK:ITV +3.08% , a broadcasting company, and life insurance business Prudential PLC /zigman2/quotes/200530572/delayed UK:PRU +7.23% rounded out the top five largest decreases as their stocks shed 4.27% and 3.98%, respectively.

Polymetal International PLC /zigman2/quotes/204469675/delayed UK:POLY +1.79% , a general mining company, saw the largest increase of the FTSE 100 constituents, as shares rose 1.36% on Wednesday.

Shares of wholesalers firm Ferguson PLC /zigman2/quotes/209006722/delayed UK:FERG +3.84% and alcoholic beverages/drinks company Diageo PLC /zigman2/quotes/205611832/delayed UK:DGE +2.27% rose 1.06% and 1.05%, respectively.

BP PLC /zigman2/quotes/202286639/delayed UK:BP +2.67% , a major oil & gas company, and tobacco firm British American Tobacco PLC /zigman2/quotes/209116881/delayed UK:BATS +0.45% rounded out the top five largest increases as their stocks rallied 1.03% and 1.00%, respectively.

The pound was down 0.54% against dollar /zigman2/quotes/210561263/realtime/sampled GBPUSD -0.2963% at $1.2033 and 0.48% against the euro at €1.1836.

Brent crude declined 0.4% to $91.97, and the yield on the 10-year gilt /zigman2/quotes/211347177/realtime BX:TMBMKGB-10Y -2.34% declined 7.537 basis points to 2.289%.

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/206444744/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
1,303.50 p
+26.50 +2.08%
Volume: 1.62M
Oct. 4, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
5.68
Dividend Yield
18.03%
Market Cap
£4.08 billion
Rev. per Employee
£665,570
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/zigman2/quotes/202038414/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
3,167.00 p
-12.00 -0.38%
Volume: 1.13M
Oct. 4, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
1.18%
Market Cap
£9.60 billion
Rev. per Employee
£183,143
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/zigman2/quotes/208070069/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
101.06 p
+7.40 +7.90%
Volume: 19.22M
Oct. 4, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
0.00%
Market Cap
£4.64 billion
Rev. per Employee
£232,926
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UK : U.K.: London
61.66 p
+1.84 +3.08%
Volume: 12.99M
Oct. 4, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
5.28
Dividend Yield
8.11%
Market Cap
£2.39 billion
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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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
19.88%
Market Cap
£923.57 million
Rev. per Employee
£139,657
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/zigman2/quotes/209006722/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
9,900.00 p
+366.00 +3.84%
Volume: 241,320
Oct. 4, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
13.38
Dividend Yield
2.44%
Market Cap
£19.18 billion
Rev. per Employee
£604,167
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/zigman2/quotes/205611832/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
3,791.50 p
+84.00 +2.27%
Volume: 3.78M
Oct. 4, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
27.13
Dividend Yield
2.01%
Market Cap
£84.38 billion
Rev. per Employee
£541,074
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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
4.64%
Market Cap
£81.98 billion
Rev. per Employee
£2.35M
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/zigman2/quotes/209116881/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
3,258.50 p
+14.50 +0.45%
Volume: 2.47M
Oct. 4, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
13.82
Dividend Yield
6.68%
Market Cap
£72.65 billion
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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/zigman2/quotes/210561263/realtime/sampled
US : Tullett Prebon
1.1441
-0.0034 -0.2963%
Volume: 0.0000
Oct. 5, 2022 12:54a
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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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