Investing.com – UK stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the , and sectors propelled shares lower.
At the London close, it lost 0.06%.
The best performers of the session were Tui AG (LON:), which rose 4.32% or 7.60 points to end at 183.55. On the other hand, SSE PLC (LON: ) was up 2.14% or 36.00 points to end at 1,718.50. Diageo PLC (LON: ) was up 1.76% or 65.00 points at the end of the session at 3,766.50.
In terms of weak performance at the end of the day’s trade, the stock closed down Ocado group PLC (LON: ) decreased 9.28% or 75.00 points to trade at 733.00 at the close. Carnival plc (LON:) declined 3.45% or 27.60 points to trade at 772.20. Berkeley Group Holdings plc (LON:) traded down 2.69% or 120.00 points to end at 4,337.00.
Decliners outnumbered advancers with 1005 compared to 835 on the London Stock Exchange, while 451 were unchanged.
Gold futures for February delivery fell 0.66%, or 12.60%, to settle at $1,909.10 an ounce. In other commodities trading, WTI crude oil futures for March delivery fell 0.11% or 0.09 to settle at $80.02 a barrel, while Brent crude futures for March delivery were up 1.01% or 0.85 points. , and closed at $85.31 per barrel.
The GBP/USD pair added 0.61% to trade at the 1.23 level, while the EUR/GBP pair reached the 0.88 level following a 0.86% decline.
Dollar index contracts rose 0.25% to trade at 102.20.
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