Centrica soars on US energy unit sale but UK stocks sink as China hits back over consulate closure

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British Gas owner Centrica stock soared on plans to sell its U.S. energy arm, but the broader U.K. stock market slumped amid rising U.S.-China tensions. The U.K.’s benchmark FTSE 100 UKX, -1.12% index fell 1.2% and the FTSE 250 MCX, -0.97% declined …

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