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HomeMarketU.K. stocks continue winning streak, rise for third session

U.K. stocks continue winning streak, rise for third session

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U.K. stocks finished flat Thursday, with the FTSE 100 Index
UKX,
+0.02%
closing at 7,466.60.

Among FTSE 100 constituents, technical services company Intertek Group PLC
ITRK,
+4.56%
saw the largest increase Thursday, as shares rose 4.56%.

Shares of investment advisors firm abrdn PLC
ABDN,
+3.61%
and water utilities company United Utilities Group PLC
UU,
+3.23%
rose 3.61% and 3.23%, respectively.

ITV PLC
ITV,
+3.01%,
a broadcasting company, and aerospace products/parts business Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC
RR,
+2.99%
rounded out the top five largest increases as their stocks increased 3.01% and 2.99%, respectively.

London Stock Exchange Group PLC
LSEG,
-1.85%,
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
IMB,
-1.67%
and home goods retail company Kingfisher PLC
KGF,
-1.62%
dropped 1.67% and 1.62%, respectively.

Ferguson PLC
FERG,
-1.51%,
a wholesalers company, and general mining business Polymetal International PLC
POLY,
-1.25%
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
GBPUSD,
+0.61%
at $1.2119 and 0.45% against the euro
UK:GBPEUR
at €1.1647.

Brent crude
US:BRN00
fell 0.0% to $85.10, and the yield on the 10-year gilt
TMBMKGB-10Y,
3.037%
increased 2.840 basis points to 3.038%.


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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