Investing.com – British shares rose at the close on Wednesday; Gains in sectors, pushed indexes higher.
At the close in London, the index rose 0.61% to hit a new one-month high.
The best session value during the session was International Consolidated Airlines Group SA (LON:), rising 5.21%, 5.90 points, to settle at 119.06 at the close. It was followed by Mondi PLC (LON 🙂 which advanced 4.70% 66.50 points to close at 1.00, followed by EasyJet PLC (LON 🙂 which rose 4.66% 17.40 points until the close of the session at 390.70.
At the bottom of the index was Avast PLC (LON :), which fell 1.91%, or 9.50 points, to close at 487.00. Safe On its part, Plc (LON:) lowered 1.48% and 15.50 points and closed at 1.00 while Land Securities Group PLC (LON:): lost 1.43% or 10.40 points to close at 719.40.
The green numbers outperformed the red numbers on the London Stock Exchange by 1021 to 742, with 470 closing flat.
Gold futures for August delivery were up 0.14%, or 2.35, at $1.00 an ounce. Among other commodities, crude oil futures for September delivery rose 2.06%, or $1.96, to settle at $96.94 a barrel, while Brent crude futures for October delivery rose 1.50%, or $1.49 a barrel.
GBP/USD was flat 0.17% to 1.20, while EUR/GBP was unchanged 0.07% to 0.84.
The dollar index rose 0.06% to 107.11.
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