U.K. Stocks Decline for a Third Day as Sage Retreats

U.K. stocks declined as the benchmark FTSE 100 index slipped 0.3 percent to 5,540.52 at 9:30 a.m. in London.

Sixty-three stocks in the 102-member gauge fell as decliners were led by Sage Group Plc (SGE), Weir Group Plc (WEIR) and Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc. (RBS)

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