Shares of the UK traded lower at the end of trading on Wednesday, with indices falling and gains in the gas, water and public services, industrial transport, tourism and entertainment sectors.
At the end of London, Investing.com UK 100 lost 0.86%.
Investing.com BAE Systems PLC (LON: BAES) was the biggest gainer of the day in the UK 100, rising 2.94% or 22.20 points to trade at 778.20. Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC (LON: RR), on the other hand, rose 2.35% or 2.04 points to close at 88.73. Centrica The PLC (LON: CNA) session ended 1.72% or 1.36 points higher at 80.54.
Flutter Entertainment PLC (LON: FLTRF) ended 4.90% or 478.00 points higher at 9,282.00, with weak performance at the close of the day. Arrow National Phase PLC (LON: NG) fell 4.27% or 50.00 points to 1,121.00. James Place PLC (LON: SJP) closed 3.59% or 46.50 points at 1,247.50.
When trading with 1059 on the London Stock Exchange compared to 729, 501 had a higher number of declines than the number of shares that remained unchanged.
Shares of PAE Systems PLC (LON: BAES) were at an all-time high of 2.84% or 22.20 points at 778.20.
Gold futures for August delivery rose 0.21% or 3.80 to $ 1,852.20 an ounce. For other commodities, WTI crude for July delivery rose 2.05% or 2.35 points to $ 117.02 a barrel, while August for Brent oil rose 2.00% or 2.31 points to $ 117.91 a barrel.
The GBP / USD pair lost 0.95% to trade at 1.25, while the EUR / GBP pair remained unchanged at 0.15% at 0.85.
The dollar index traded 0.83% higher at 102.61.
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