British stocks down 0.56 pct Tuesday

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LONDON, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) -- British stocks decreased on Tuesday, with the benchmark FTSE 100 Index down 0.56 percent, or 39.65 points, to close at 7,022.76 points.

Fresnillo, a Mexican-based precious metals mining company, soared 3.73 percent, the top gainer of the blue chips. Randgold Resources Ltd and Smith & Nephew increased by 3.07 percent and 1.78 percent, respectively.

Gvc Holdings, a multinational sports betting and gaming group, was the worst performer in the blue chips, with its shares losing 6.18 percent. Bae Systems, a British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company, dropped 5.53 percent. Smurfit Kappa Group, a leading corrugated packaging company, fell 5.05 percent. Enditem

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