Investing.com – UK stocks were lower at the close on Thursday, as indicators were lower, and losses in the sectors , and .
By the end of trading in London, it had lost 1.22%.
The best performers of the day were Coca Cola HBC AG (LON: ), which rose 2.32% or 44.00 points to trade at 1,944.50. On the other hand, share Rio Tinto PLC (LON: ) added 2.29% or 108.00 points to end at 4,828.00 while AVEVA Group PLC (LON: ) was up 1.13% or 35.00 points to 3,137.00 .
At the end of today’s trade, the stock closed on weak performance Ashted Group PLC (LON: ) decreased 7.26% or 306.00 points to trade at 3,907.00 at the close. Arrow Intermediate Capital Group PLC (LON: ) declined 7.09% or 83.00 points to trade at 1,088.50. Hargreaves Lansdown PLC (LON: ) was up 6.64% or 59.20 points to end at 832.40.
The number of lower stocks outnumbered the number of stocks that closed higher on the London Stock Exchange with 1469 compared to 411, while 382 were unchanged.
Shares of Intermediate Capital Group plc (LON:) touched a 52-week low and declined 7.09% or 83.00 points to trade at 1,088.50.
Gold futures for December delivery rose 0.35%, or 5.85, to settle at $1,681.55 an ounce. In other commodities trading, WTI crude futures for November delivery rose 0.23%, or 0.19, to settle at $83.13 a barrel, while the November Brent crude futures contract rose 0.31%, or 0.28 points, to settle at $90.11. Barrel.
The GBP/USD pair maintained 0.01% stability and traded at 1.13 levels, while the EUR/GBP pair was unchanged at 0.16% to reach 0.87 levels.
Dollar index contracts were up 0.56% to trade at 110.96.
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