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Comcast's bid for pay-TV group Sky and strong results from housebuilder Persimmon helped keep Britain's FTSE 100 on an even keel Tuesday, as investors digested the first public comments from new Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell.Britain's top share index closed down 0.1 percent, with Sky shares soaring 20.5 percent as investors priced in a possible bidding war for the company following Comcast's surprise move.Not everyone agreed, with Liberum analysts doubting Fox or Disney would get into a bidding war.Standard Chartered rose 1.2 percent after it joined rival U.K. banks in resuming dividend payments as profits soared, though weaker than expected revenue kept investor exuberance in check.Persimmon rose 4.7 percent, with Berkeley and Taylor Wimpey both up 0.8 percent.
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