U.K. stocks finished higher Monday, with the FTSE 100 Index
rising 0.40% at 7,361.31.
Of the FTSE 100 constituents, building materials/products company Melrose Industries PLC
saw the largest increase Monday, as shares climbed 3.18%.
Shares of major oil & gas firm BP PLC
and broadcasting company ITV PLC
increased 2.46% and 1.99%, respectively.
a major oil & gas company, and building materials/products business CRH PLC
rounded out the top five largest increases as their stocks rose 1.96% and 1.95%, respectively.
Dechra Pharmaceuticals PLC
a pharmaceuticals company, saw the largest decline among FTSE 100 constituents, as shares declined 3.81% on Monday.
Shares of securities firm London Stock Exchange Group PLC
and real estate developers company Rightmove PLC
fell 2.81% and 2.75%, respectively.
Auto Trader Group PLC
an internet/online company, and clothing retail company JD Sports Fashion PLC
rounded out the top five largest decreases as their stocks declined 2.36% and 2.07%, respectively.
The pound was up 0.30% against dollar
at $1.2177 and was down 0.03% against the euro
rallied 1.4% to $80.11, and the yield on the 10-year gilt
rose 17.260 basis points to 3.503%.