Investing.com – British shares closed lower on Friday; The sector slipped, pushing indices lower.
At the close in London, it was down 0.31%.
Among the best performers during the session was Relx PLC (LON), which rose 2.88% or 52.32 points to settle at 1,871.82 at the close. They are followed by the SSE PLC (LON :), which advanced 2.58% or 39.00 points, to close at 1547.50, and Ashtead Group PLC (LON :), which rose by 2.05%, 77.0 points, to close at 3,837.0.
Bottom of the index was Tui AG (LON :), which fell 17.06%, or 72.10 points, to close at 350.50. For its part, Sberbank of Russia (LON 🙂 reduced 4.45% or 0.67 points, and closed at 14.28, while EasyJet PLC (LON 🙂 lost 3.59% or 29.00 points. , Until the end at 778.20.
The number of Reds outnumbered green on the London Stock Exchange by 1590 to 740, and 72 was consistent.
Shares in Ashtead Group PLC (LON 🙂 rose to an all-time high, advancing 2.05% or 77.0, to 3837.0.
Gold futures for February delivery fell 0.65%, or 12.10, to $ 1,853.80 an ounce. In terms of other commodities, crude oil futures for March delivery were down 0.96%, or $ 0.51, to settle at $ 52.62 a barrel, while Brent crude futures for March delivery eased. 0.87%, 0.49, to $ 55.61 per barrel.
The GBP / USD was down 0.44% to 1.3672, while EUR / GBP was up 0.59% to 0.8907.
The dollar index rose 0.04% to 90.165.