British stocks down 1.94 percent Tuesday

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British stocks decreased on Tuesday, with the benchmark FTSE 100 Index down by 1.94 percent, or 138.95 points, to close at 7,017.88 points.

NMC Health, a private healthcare services provider, soared 3.77 percent, the top gainer of the blue chips. Bunzl and Pearson increased by 2.45 percent and 0.41 percent, respectively.

Carnival, a British-American cruise operator, was the worst performer in the blue chips, with its shares losing 5.92 percent. Meggitt, an international company for components and sub-systems for aerospace, defence and selected energy markets, dropped 5.15 percent. TUI AG, an integrated tourism group, fell 4.87 percent. Enditem

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