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U.K. Stocks Decline for a Second Day as Rio Tinto Slides

U.K. Stocks Declined for a second day as shares of mining companies retreated.

The benchmark FTSE 100 Index lost 0.3 percent to 6,367.97 at 8:22 a.m. in London. Rio Tinto Group was the biggest drag on the gauge, falling 2.7 percent to 2,997.5 pence.

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