British stocks down 0.44 pct Friday

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LONDON, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- British stocks decreased on Friday, with the benchmark FTSE 100 Index down by 0.44 percent, or 32.05 points, to close at 7,253.85 points.

WPP, a British multinational advertising and public relations company, soared 7.21 percent, the top gainer of the blue chips. Next and Segro increased by 2.70 percent and 1.84 percent, respectively.

Evraz, a multinational vertically integrated steel making and mining company, was the worst performer in the blue chips, with its shares losing 8.87 percent.

Antofagasta, a copper mining company, dropped 4.65 percent. NMC Health, a private healthcare services provider, fell 3.44 percent. Enditem

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