Investing.com – British shares closed lower on Friday; The sector slipped, pushing indices lower.
At the close in London, it was down 1.18%.
Among the leading stocks today on the stock exchange was AVEVA Group PLC (LON :), whose value rose 7.93%, or 282.0 points, to settle at 3,839.0 at the close. It was followed by Tui AG (LON :), which advanced 3.85%, 14.77 points to close at 398.27, and then GlaxoSmithKline PLC (LON 🙂 which rose 1.26%, 17.60 points. Until the session declined at 1,411.00.
To the tail of the pointer is over Anglo American PLC (LON 🙂 which fell 5.55% or 156.0 points to close at 2,657.0 points. For its part, DS Smith PLC (LON 🙂 cut 5.11%, 20.73 points, and closed at 384.77, while Antofagasta PLC (LON 🙂 4.31%, scored 67.75 points, to close at 1,504.25.
The Reds outperformed the green numbers on the London Stock Exchange from 1602 to 719, and was steady 73.
Gold futures for February delivery fell 1.46%, or 27.00, to $ 1,824.40 an ounce. Regarding other commodities, crude oil futures for February delivery fell 2.93%, or 1.57, to remain at $ 52.00 a barrel, while Brent crude futures for March delivery eased. 3.00%, $ 1.69 up to $ 54.73 per barrel.
The GBP / USD was down 0.78% to 1.3580, while the EUR / GBP pair rose 0.29% to 0.8905.
The dollar index rose 0.52% to 90.683.