Investing.com – The UK Stock Exchange closed higher on Wednesday; Sector gains, indexes lead higher.
And at the close in London it added 0.29%.
Best value for a session in Cannes Johnson Matthey PLC (LON :), up 6.47%, 177.0 points, to close at 2,914.0. follow him barbaric Group PLC (LON 🙂 which advanced 3.65%, 63.5 points, to close at 1801.5, and Meggitt PLC (LON :), which rose by 3.92%, 16.70 points, to close at 443.10.
To the tail of the pointer is over Standard Chartered PLC (LON), which fell 1.95% or 9.30 points, to close at 467.30. For its part, GlaxoSmithKline PLC (LON 🙂 fell 1.84%, 26.00 points, and closed at 1,384.40, while Avast PLC (LON 🙂 lost 1.76%, 9.50 points, to the end at 530.50.
Green numbers outnumbered reds on the London Stock Exchange by 1,381 to 918, and 82 was the constant.
Johnson Matthey (LON 🙂 shares rose to a 52-week high, advancing 6.47% or 177.0 to settle at 2,914.0.
Gold futures for February delivery rose 1.38%, or 25.35, to $ 1,865.55 an ounce. Regarding other commodities, crude oil futures for March delivery rose 0.96%, or 0.51, to remain at $ 53.49 a barrel, while Brent crude for March delivery increased 0.96%. 0.97%, 0.54 up to $ 56.44 per barrel.
The GBP / USD was up 0.03% to 1.3632, while the EUR / GBP was down 0.22% to 0.8876.
The dollar index rose 0.03% to 90.505.
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