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U.K. stocks finished higher Friday, with the FTSE 100 Index /zigman2/quotes/210598409/delayed UK:UKX -1.97% 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 -2.47% saw the largest increase Friday, as shares rose 2.46%.

Shares of biotechnology firm AstraZeneca PLC /zigman2/quotes/203048482/delayed UK:AZN +0.83% and software company Avast PLC rallied 2.14% and 1.69%, respectively.

Unilever PLC /zigman2/quotes/205449809/delayed UK:ULVR -0.69% , a food products company, and pharmaceuticals company GSK PLC /zigman2/quotes/200381158/delayed UK:GSK +1.33% 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 -1.94% , 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 -1.85% and gambling industries company Entain PLC /zigman2/quotes/207493593/delayed UK:ENT -4.58% declined 4.08% and 3.86%, respectively.

SEGRO PLC /zigman2/quotes/205428601/delayed UK:SGRO -4.50% , an industrial/office reits company, and non-ferrous metals business Antofagasta PLC /zigman2/quotes/200173667/delayed UK:ANTO -5.91% 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 -0.0553% 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 0.00% 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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-140.92 -1.97%
Volume: 852,050
Sept. 23, 2022 4:59p
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/zigman2/quotes/206856088/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
6,000.00 p
-152.00 -2.47%
Volume: 1.41M
Sept. 23, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
14.12
Dividend Yield
2.91%
Market Cap
£44.03 billion
Rev. per Employee
£258,570
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/zigman2/quotes/203048482/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
10,016.00 p
+82.00 +0.83%
Volume: 1.75M
Sept. 23, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
2.21%
Market Cap
£155.20 billion
Rev. per Employee
£399,908
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/zigman2/quotes/205449809/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
4,026.50 p
-28.00 -0.69%
Volume: 3.20M
Sept. 23, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
21.01
Dividend Yield
3.58%
Market Cap
£102.16 billion
Rev. per Employee
£322,051
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/zigman2/quotes/200381158/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
£ 1,313.20
+17.20 +1.33%
Volume: 7.75M
Sept. 23, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
11.69
Dividend Yield
0.05%
Market Cap
£53.10 billion
Rev. per Employee
£391,949
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/zigman2/quotes/208070069/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
100.32 p
-1.98 -1.94%
Volume: 19.20M
Sept. 23, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
0.00%
Market Cap
£4.97 billion
Rev. per Employee
£232,926
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/zigman2/quotes/206444744/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
1,350.00 p
-25.50 -1.85%
Volume: 2.27M
Sept. 23, 2022 4:56p
P/E Ratio
5.88
Dividend Yield
17.41%
Market Cap
£4.31 billion
Rev. per Employee
£665,570
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/zigman2/quotes/207493593/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
£ 1,083.00
-52.00 -4.58%
Volume: 1.60M
Sept. 23, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
31.71
Dividend Yield
0.0078%
Market Cap
£6.38 billion
Rev. per Employee
£162,710
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UK : U.K.: London
768.80 p
-36.20 -4.50%
Volume: 4.68M
Sept. 23, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
2.27
Dividend Yield
3.25%
Market Cap
£9.73 billion
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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/zigman2/quotes/200173667/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
1,042.50 p
-65.50 -5.91%
Volume: 1.67M
Sept. 23, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
15.59
Dividend Yield
11.27%
Market Cap
£10.28 billion
Rev. per Employee
£177,674
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/zigman2/quotes/210561263/realtime/sampled
US : Tullett Prebon
1.0850
-0.0006 -0.0553%
Volume: 0.0000
Sept. 23, 2022 4:59p
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/zigman2/quotes/211347177/realtime
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BX : Tullett Prebon
3.83
0.00 0.00%
Volume: 0.00
Sept. 25, 2022 5:01p
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