Investing.com | Jun 22, 2018 17:15
At the close in London, the Investing.com United Kingdom 100 added 1.71%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the Investing.com United Kingdom 100 were Glencore PLC (LON:GLEN), which rose 4.18% or 15.55 points to trade at 387.15 at the close. Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC (LON:HIK) added 3.92% or 54.00 points to end at 1430.00 and Royal Dutch Shell PLC B (LON:RDSb) was up 3.46% or 90.50 points to 2707.50 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Coca Cola HBC AG (LON:CCH), which lost 0.78% or 20.0 points to trade at 2535.0 in late trade. Shire PLC (LON:SHP) declined 0.54% or 22.00 points to end at 4066.00 and AstraZeneca PLC (LON:AZN) shed 0.49% or 26.00 points to 5229.00.
Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 1195 to 626 and 345 ended unchanged on the London Stock Exchange.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for August delivery was up 0.02% or 0.20 to $1270.70 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in August rose 4.61% or 3.02 to hit $68.56 a barrel, while the August Brent oil contract rose 2.51% or 1.83 to trade at $74.88 a barrel.
GBP/USD was up 0.16% to 1.3262, while EUR/GBP rose 0.14% to 0.8775.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.20% at 94.35.
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