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U.K. stocks finished higher Thursday, with the FTSE 100 Index /zigman2/quotes/210598409/delayed UK:UKX -0.78% rising 0.35% at 7,541.85.

Among FTSE 100 constituents, life insurance company Prudential PLC /zigman2/quotes/200530572/delayed UK:PRU +1.32% saw the largest increase Thursday, as shares rose 2.98%.

Shares of general mining firm Polymetal International PLC /zigman2/quotes/204469675/delayed UK:POLY +1.50% and non-ferrous metals company Antofagasta PLC /zigman2/quotes/200173667/delayed UK:ANTO -0.92% rallied 2.69% and 2.59%, respectively.

BP PLC /zigman2/quotes/202286639/delayed UK:BP +0.03% , a major oil & gas company, and general mining firm Glencore PLC /zigman2/quotes/201400686/delayed UK:GLEN -1.24% 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 -0.38% , 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 -0.65% and investment advisors company Legal & General Group PLC /zigman2/quotes/201125471/delayed UK:LGEN -0.66% dropped 2.29% and 2.26%, respectively.

Ocado Group PLC /zigman2/quotes/207225647/delayed UK:OCDO +0.55% , a food retail company, and full-line insurance firm Aviva PLC /zigman2/quotes/210517151/delayed UK:AV -0.94% 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 -0.1613% 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 +3.35% 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
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/zigman2/quotes/200530572/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
939.00 p
+12.20 +1.32%
Volume: 3.33M
Oct. 6, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
16.84
Dividend Yield
1.54%
Market Cap
£25.37 billion
Rev. per Employee
£58,127
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/zigman2/quotes/204469675/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
203.00 p
+3.00 +1.50%
Volume: 123,471
Oct. 6, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
9.22
Dividend Yield
19.65%
Market Cap
£947.25 million
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UK : U.K.: London
1,126.00 p
-10.50 -0.92%
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UK : U.K.: London
460.35 p
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Oct. 6, 2022 4:35p
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N/A
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4.63%
Market Cap
£85.10 billion
Rev. per Employee
£2.35M
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UK : U.K.: London
494.10 p
-6.20 -1.24%
Volume: 33.05M
Oct. 6, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
5.43
Dividend Yield
4.67%
Market Cap
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Rev. per Employee
£1.36M
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UK : U.K.: London
104.10 p
-0.40 -0.38%
Volume: 5.59M
Oct. 6, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
16.50
Dividend Yield
0.46%
Market Cap
£5.39 billion
Rev. per Employee
£204,444
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UK : U.K.: London
1,293.00 p
-8.50 -0.65%
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Oct. 6, 2022 4:35p
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11.47
Dividend Yield
3.77%
Market Cap
£2.87 billion
Rev. per Employee
£220,343
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UK : U.K.: London
224.20 p
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Oct. 6, 2022 4:35p
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8.35%
Market Cap
£13.40 billion
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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UK : U.K.: London
458.60 p
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Oct. 6, 2022 4:35p
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N/A
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Rev. per Employee
£126,159
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UK : U.K.: London
401.70 p
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N/A
Dividend Yield
7.38%
Market Cap
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Rev. per Employee
N/A
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US : Tullett Prebon
1.1144
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Oct. 6, 2022 8:44p
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BX : Tullett Prebon
4.17
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Volume: 0.00
Oct. 6, 2022 5:00p
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