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U.K. Stocks Advance; InterContinental Hotels, ENRC Gain

U.K. stocks advanced for a third day, led by a rally in shares of InterContinental Hotels Group Plc and Eurasian Natural Resources Corp. Plc.

The volume of shares changing hands in companies listed on the benchmark FTSE 100 Index surged to 77 percent above the average in the past 30 days, data compiled by Bloomberg showed.

The FTSE 100 rose 0.3 percent to 5,826.11 at 8:39 a.m. in London.

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