UK Indices closed lower; UK 100 down 0.24% By

© Reuters. UK Indices closed lower; UK 100 down 0.24% – British stocks closed lower on Wednesday; Declines in the sectors led to lower indices.

At the close in London, it was down 0.24%.

The best value for the session was EasyJet PLC (LON:), up 9.70%, 45.40 points, to settle at 513.40 at the close. They follow him revive PLC (LON 🙂 which rose 3.26% or 14.40 points to close at 455.70, and International Consolidated Airlines Group SA (LON 🙂 which rose 2.04% or 3.40 points to close at 169.72.

To the end of the cursor ended Ocado Group PLC (LON:) which fell 4.94%, or 36.20 points, to close at 697.00. Experian PLC (LON:) fell 3.71%, or 110.00 points, to close at 2.00, while Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust PLC (LON:) fell 2.93%, or 2,240 points, to close at 742.80.

The red numbers outperformed the green numbers on the London Stock Exchange by a margin of 1,158 to 686, with 449 closing flat.

Gold futures for February delivery rose 0.30%, or $5.85, to $1.00 an ounce. Elsewhere in commodities, March crude oil fell 0.27%, or 0.22%, to settle at $79.91 a barrel, while March Brent crude fell 0.57%, or 0.49%, to $85.64 a barrel.

The GBP/USD rose 0.49% to 1.24, while the EUR/GBP was unchanged, adding 0.14% to 0.88.

The dollar index fell 0.22% to 101.46.

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