© Reuters. At the end of today’s session, stock indices in the United Kingdom rose; The Investing.com Britain 100 rose 1.04%
Investing.com – United Kingdom stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the , and sectors propelled shares higher.
By London’s close, it was up 1.04%.
The stock emerged today among the leading stocks Ocado group PLC (LON: ), which was up 7.66% or 34.00 points to end at 478.00. On the other hand, Carnival plc (LON:) added 5.42% or 36.00 points to end at 700.60. Prudential PLC (LON: ) was up 4.26% or 44.50 points at the end of the session at 1,089.00.
In terms of weak performance at the end of the day’s trade, the stock closed down next PLC (LON: ) traded down 4.34% or 292.00 points to trade at 6,434.00. Smith & Nephew PLC (LON: ) lost 1.10% or 12.50 points to 1,120.50 and Associated British Foods PLC (LON: ) was down 0.44% or 8.50 points to 1,943.50.
The number of gainers outnumbered the number of stocks that closed lower with 1224 compared to 610 in trade on the London Stock Exchange, while 456 were unchanged.
Gold futures for June delivery were down 0.35%, or 6.90%, at $1,983.50 an ounce. In other commodities trading, WTI crude oil futures for May delivery rose 0.11% or 0.08 points to settle at $73.28 a barrel. Brent crude futures for June were down 0.52% or 0.41 points. points, and ended at $77.73 per barrel.
The GBP/USD pair maintained its stability by 0.23% and traded at 1.23 levels, while the EUR/GBP pair remained unchanged at 0.15% and reached the 0.88 level.
Dollar index futures rose 0.26% to trade at 102.38.
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