British stocks slip in volatile trade; LSE Group jumps on earnings

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By Shashank Nayar (Reuters) – London’s FTSE 100 slipped on Thursday, as investors assessed the impact of soaring commodity prices on economic growth, while shares in LSE Group jumped after the exchange operator posted positive earnings. The FTSE 100 index fell 0.2%, with Russia-exposed miner Polymetal plunging 28.5% after it lost spot on the blue-chip index. ITV, down 14.3%, was the second biggest loser as its digital expansion plans left investors unimpressed. “The aspirations are certainly huge, with plans to double digital revenue by 2026, that will be no easy feat when the battle for our a…

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