U.K. stocks finished lower Friday, with the FTSE 100 Index
falling 0.10% at 8,004.36.
Among FTSE 100 constituents, banking company NatWest Group PLC
saw the largest decline Friday, as shares shed 6.87%
Shares of major international banks firm Lloyds Banking Group PLC
and closed-end funds company Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust PLC
shed 3.83% and 3.10%, respectively.
Dechra Pharmaceuticals PLC
a pharmaceuticals company, and real estate developers firm Rightmove PLC
rounded out the top five largest decreases as their stocks dropped 2.61% and 2.14%, respectively.
an industrial/office reits company, saw the largest increase of the FTSE 100 constituents, as shares increased 3.59% on Friday.
Shares of tobacco firm Imperial Brands PLC
and gambling industries company Flutter Entertainment PLC
increased 2.96% and 2.61%, respectively.
Coca-Cola HBC AG
a non-alcoholic beverages/drinks company, and multiutilities business National Grid PLC
rounded out the top five largest increases as their stocks climbed 2.08% and 2.05%, respectively.
The pound was up 0.24% against dollar
at $1.2017 and 0.16% against the euro
declined 2.5% to $82.98, and the yield on the 10-year gilt
increased 1.650 basis points to 3.516%.