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U.K. Stocks Advance; BP, BG Group Climb After Reporting Earnings

October 25, 2011

Oct. 25 (Bloomberg) -- U.K. stocks climbed, sending the benchmark FTSE 100 Index up 0.3 percent to 5,563.32 at 8:43 a.m. in London. The gauge earlier fell as much as 0.3 percent.

BP Plc and BG Group Plc paced advancing shares, both rallying more than 3 percent, after reporting third-quarter earnings.

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