Investing.com – British shares fell on Tuesday; Decline in sectors, pushing indices down.
At the close in London, it was down 0.11%.
Among the leading stocks today in the session was Smith & Nephew PLC (LON :), which rose 3.57% or 56.00 points, and traded at 1,625.50 at the close. It was followed by EasyJet PLC (LON 🙂 which rose 3.19% or 26.00 points to close at 842.00, then Samsung Electronics Co Ltd DRC (LON 🙂 which rose 2.67% 51.00 points to exchange the session at 1,963.00.
At the bottom of the index was WPP PLC (LON :), which fell 3.40%, or 27.80 points, to close at 791.00. Standard Chartered For its part, PLC (LON 🙂 reduced 3.04%, 14.90 points and closed at 476.00 Barclays PLC (LON 🙂 lost 2.75%, 4.16 points, to close at 147.16.
Red numbers beat green numbers on the London Stock Exchange by 1145 to 1133, and 78 were flat.
Gold futures for February delivery rose 0.63%, or 11.45, to $ 1,841.35 an ounce. Regarding other commodities, crude oil futures for March delivery were up 1.28%, or 0.67, to remain at $ 53.09 a barrel, while Brent crude for March delivery was up 1%. 2.25%, to $ 1.23 to $ 55.98 per barrel.
The GBP / USD was up 0.26% at 1.3619, while EUR / GBP was up 0.20% at 0.8905.
The dollar index fell 0.32% to 90.468.