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U.K. Stocks Rise as U.S. Private Payrolls Beat Estimates

Oct. 3 (Bloomberg) -- U.K. stocks advanced, led by Vedanta Resources Plc and Centrica Plc.

The U.K.’s FTSE 100 climbed 0.2 percent to 5,821.72 at 1:24 p.m. in London after earlier falling 0.4 percent.

U.S. companies added more workers than projected in September, evidence the labor market may be perking up, a private report based on payrolls showed.

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