Investing.com | Aug 01, 2019 18:15
At the close in London, the Investing.com United Kingdom 100 declined 0.03%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the Investing.com United Kingdom 100 were British American Tobacco PLC (LON:BATS), which rose 6.89% or 203.50 points to trade at 3155.50 at the close. London Stock Exchange Group PLC (LON:LSE) added 6.52% or 432.00 points to end at 7058.00 and Intertek Group PLC (LON:ITRK) was up 4.45% or 254.00 points to 5962.00 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Mondi PLC (LON:MNDI), which lost 5.35% or 96.50 points to trade at 1707.00 in late trade. Royal Dutch Shell PLC B (LON:RDSb) declined 5.01% or 130.50 points to end at 2472.00 and Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class A (LON:RDSa) shed 4.93% or 128.00 points to 2466.00.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 1079 to 1019 and 208 ended unchanged on the London Stock Exchange.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.55% or 7.95 to $1429.85 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in September fell 3.53% or 2.07 to hit $56.51 a barrel, while the October Brent oil contract fell 2.86% or 1.86 to trade at $63.19 a barrel.
GBP/USD was down 0.16% to 1.2137, while EUR/GBP rose 0.16% to 0.9121.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.04% at 98.297.
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