U.K. stocks finished flat Thursday, with the FTSE 100 Index
closing at 7,466.60.
Among FTSE 100 constituents, technical services company Intertek Group PLC
saw the largest increase Thursday, as shares rose 4.56%.
Shares of investment advisors firm abrdn PLC
and water utilities company United Utilities Group PLC
rose 3.61% and 3.23%, respectively.
a broadcasting company, and aerospace products/parts business Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC
rounded out the top five largest increases as their stocks increased 3.01% and 2.99%, respectively.
London Stock Exchange Group PLC
a securities company, saw the largest decline of the FTSE 100 constituents, as shares shed 1.85% on Thursday.
Shares of tobacco firm Imperial Brands PLC
and home goods retail company Kingfisher PLC
dropped 1.67% and 1.62%, respectively.
a wholesalers company, and general mining business Polymetal International PLC
rounded out the top five largest decreases as their stocks shed 1.51% and 1.25%, respectively.
The pound was up 0.53% against dollar
at $1.2119 and 0.45% against the euro
fell 0.0% to $85.10, and the yield on the 10-year gilt
increased 2.840 basis points to 3.038%.