U.K. stocks increased Tuesday, as the FTSE 100 Index
closed up 0.13% at 7,370.62.
Among FTSE 100 constituents, non-ferrous metals company Antofagasta PLC
saw the largest increase Tuesday, as shares rallied 3.23%.
Shares of general mining firm Glencore PLC
and major international banks company HSBC Holdings PLC (UK Reg)
climbed 2.09% and 1.42%, respectively.
Lloyds Banking Group PLC
a major international banks company, and banking firm NatWest Group PLC
rounded out the top five largest increases as their stocks rallied 1.16% and 1.12%, respectively.
Intermediate Capital Group PLC
an investment advisors company, saw the largest drop of the FTSE 100 constituents, as shares declined 3.29% on Tuesday.
Shares of software firm Sage Group PLC
and general mining company Polymetal International PLC
fell 2.80% and 2.24%, respectively.
Hargreaves Lansdown PLC
an investment advisors company, and clothing retail firm JD Sports Fashion PLC
rounded out the top five largest decreases as their stocks fell 2.23% and 2.08%, respectively.
The pound was up 0.03% against dollar
at $1.2149 and was down 0.25% against the euro
fell 0.8% to $79.19, and the yield on the 10-year gilt
increased 9.630 basis points to 3.599%.