U.K. Stocks Decline Second Day as Miners Slide on Strong Dollar

August 22, 2016 7:48 AM

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U.K. stocks declined, following their worst week since before the Brexit referendum, as miners slid on a stronger dollar.

Fresnillo Plc and Randgold Resources Ltd. dropped at least 5 percent, leading miners lower as commodities decreased. Royal Dutch Shell Plc and BP Plc fell as crude dropped after Iraq sought to increase exports.

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