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U.K. stocks finished higher Thursday, with the FTSE 100 Index /zigman2/quotes/210598409/delayed UK:UKX -1.97% rising 0.35% at 7,541.85.

Among FTSE 100 constituents, life insurance company Prudential PLC /zigman2/quotes/200530572/delayed UK:PRU -0.69% saw the largest increase Thursday, as shares rose 2.98%.

Shares of general mining firm Polymetal International PLC /zigman2/quotes/204469675/delayed UK:POLY -3.00% and non-ferrous metals company Antofagasta PLC /zigman2/quotes/200173667/delayed UK:ANTO -5.91% rallied 2.69% and 2.59%, respectively.

BP PLC /zigman2/quotes/202286639/delayed UK:BP -5.49% , a major oil & gas company, and general mining firm Glencore PLC /zigman2/quotes/201400686/delayed UK:GLEN -5.81% 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 -6.65% , 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 +0.79% and investment advisors company Legal & General Group PLC /zigman2/quotes/201125471/delayed UK:LGEN -3.41% dropped 2.29% and 2.26%, respectively.

Ocado Group PLC /zigman2/quotes/207225647/delayed UK:OCDO -0.75% , a food retail company, and full-line insurance firm Aviva PLC /zigman2/quotes/210517151/delayed UK:AV -2.38% 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 -0.0553% 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
7,018.60
-140.92 -1.97%
Volume: 852,050
Sept. 23, 2022 4:59p
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/zigman2/quotes/200530572/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
927.80 p
-6.40 -0.69%
Volume: 3.76M
Sept. 23, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
16.64
Dividend Yield
1.55%
Market Cap
£25.40 billion
Rev. per Employee
£58,127
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/zigman2/quotes/204469675/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
194.00 p
-6.00 -3.00%
Volume: 1.53M
Sept. 23, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
8.81
Dividend Yield
21.27%
Market Cap
£918.83 million
Rev. per Employee
£139,657
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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/202286639/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
433.10 p
-25.15 -5.49%
Volume: 61.82M
Sept. 23, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
5.09%
Market Cap
£80.41 billion
Rev. per Employee
£2.35M
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/zigman2/quotes/201400686/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
461.55 p
-28.45 -5.81%
Volume: 42.33M
Sept. 23, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
5.07
Dividend Yield
5.17%
Market Cap
£59.50 billion
Rev. per Employee
£1.36M
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/zigman2/quotes/207007202/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
105.90 p
-7.55 -6.65%
Volume: 10.72M
Sept. 23, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
16.78
Dividend Yield
0.45%
Market Cap
£5.46 billion
Rev. per Employee
£192,479
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/zigman2/quotes/204872832/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
1,209.00 p
+9.50 +0.79%
Volume: 582,017
Sept. 23, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
10.73
Dividend Yield
4.17%
Market Cap
£2.64 billion
Rev. per Employee
£220,343
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/zigman2/quotes/201125471/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
246.20 p
-8.70 -3.41%
Volume: 14.09M
Sept. 23, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
7.25
Dividend Yield
7.60%
Market Cap
£14.62 billion
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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/zigman2/quotes/207225647/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
553.40 p
-4.20 -0.75%
Volume: 1.99M
Sept. 23, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
£4.51 billion
Rev. per Employee
£126,159
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/zigman2/quotes/210517151/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
422.90 p
-10.30 -2.38%
Volume: 6.07M
Sept. 23, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
7.01%
Market Cap
£11.81 billion
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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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. 23, 2022 5:01p
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