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U.K. stocks break three-day declining streak

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U.K. stocks finished higher Monday, with the FTSE 100 Index
UKX,
+0.40%
rising 0.40% at 7,361.31.

Of the FTSE 100 constituents, building materials/products company Melrose Industries PLC
MRO,
+3.18%
saw the largest increase Monday, as shares climbed 3.18%.

Shares of major oil & gas firm BP PLC
BP,
+2.46%
and broadcasting company ITV PLC
ITV,
+1.99%
increased 2.46% and 1.99%, respectively.

Shell PLC
SHEL,
+1.96%,
a major oil & gas company, and building materials/products business CRH PLC
CRH,
+1.95%
rounded out the top five largest increases as their stocks rose 1.96% and 1.95%, respectively.

Dechra Pharmaceuticals PLC
DPH,
-3.81%,
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
LSEG,
-2.81%
and real estate developers company Rightmove PLC
RMV,
-2.75%
fell 2.81% and 2.75%, respectively.

Auto Trader Group PLC
AUTO,
-2.36%,
an internet/online company, and clothing retail company JD Sports Fashion PLC
JD,
-2.07%
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
GBPUSD,
+0.33%
at $1.2177 and was down 0.03% against the euro
GBPEUR,
-0.05%
at €1.1465.

Brent crude
BRN00,
+1.48%
rallied 1.4% to $80.11, and the yield on the 10-year gilt
TMBMKGB-10Y,
3.502%
rose 17.260 basis points to 3.503%.


Editor’s Note: This story was auto-generated by Automated Insights, an automation technology provider, using data from Dow Jones and FactSet. See our market data terms of use.

Credit: marketwatch.com

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