U.K. stocks erased their advance as Rio Tinto Group and Antofagasta Plc (ANTO) retreated.
The benchmark FTSE 100 Index slipped 0.1 percent to 6,607.01 at 8:20 a.m., erasing a gain of as much as 0.2 percent. The broader FTSE All-Share Index declined 0.1 percent, while Ireland’s ISEQ Index lost less than 0.1 percent.
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