© Reuters. Stock indices in the United Kingdom fell at the end of today’s session; The Investing.com Britain 100 fell 1.25%
Investing.com – UK equities were lower at the close on Friday, as losses in the , and sectors propelled shares lower.
At the London close, it lost 1.25%.
The stock emerged today among the leading stocks Reckitt Benckiser Group plc (LON: ), which was up 2.01% or 120.00 points to end at 6,104.00. Rather, stocks British American Tobacco PLC (LON: ) was up 1.72% or 48.50 points to end at 2,872.00. Diageo PLC (LON: ) was up 1.01% or 36.00 points at the end of the session at 3,599.00.
In terms of weak performance at the end of the day’s trade, the stock closed down Standard Chartered PLC (LON: ) declined 6.42% or 40.60 points to trade at 591.80 at the close. Arrow Ashted Group PLC (LON: ) was down 5.26% or 263.00 points to 4,737.00. Barclays Plc (LON: ) declined 4.21% or 5.88 points to end at 133.90.
Decliners outnumbered advancers with 1389 compared to 404 on the London Stock Exchange, while 460 were unchanged.
Shares of Barclays plc (LON: ) fell to a 52-week low and declined 4.21% or 5.88 points to trade at 133.90.
Gold futures for April delivery were down 0.87%, or 17.35%, at $1,978.55 an ounce. In other commodities trading, WTI crude oil futures for May delivery fell 0.66% or 0.46 points to settle at $69.50 a barrel, while Brent oil futures for May were down 0.88% or 0.67 points. and closed at $75.24 per barrel.
The GBP/USD pair lost 0.51% to trade at 1.22 levels, while the EUR/GBP pair was unchanged 0.14% at 0.88 levels.
Dollar index contracts traded up 0.59% at 102.81.
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