Stocks in the U.K. slipped Friday, as the FTSE 100 Index declined 0.4% to 8237.72.

Among large companies, Dr. Martens PLC posted the largest decline, dropping 5.1%, followed by shares of Molten Ventures PLC, which fell 4.7%. Shares of Oxford Nanopore Technologies PLC fell 4.4%.

Britvic PLC was the biggest gainer during the session, surging 7.8%, and ITV PLC surged 4.7%. Fevertree Drinks PLC rounded out the top three movers on Friday, as shares gained 3.8%.

In other parts of Europe, the STOXX Europe 600 Index fell 0.7% from the previous close.

On the currency front, the WSJ Dollar Index added 0.1% to 100.36. Against the dollar, the pound fell 0.2% to $1.26.

In the bond markets, the yield on the 10-year gilt increased 3.120 basis points to 4.088%, and 10-year U.S. Treasury yields rose 0.01 basis point to 4.273%.

-This article was automatically generated by MarketWatch using technology from Automated Insights. Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet.

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