U.K. stocks finished flat Tuesday, with the FTSE 100 Index
closing at 7,953.85.
Among FTSE 100 constituents, general mining company Polymetal International PLC
saw the largest increase Tuesday, as shares climbed 5.48%.
Shares of non-alcoholic beverages/drinks firm Coca-Cola HBC AG
and wireless telecommunications services company Vodafone Group PLC
climbed 4.97% and 3.43%, respectively.
BT Group PLC
a wired telecommunications services company, and passenger airlines company International Consolidated Airlines Group S.A.
rounded out the top five largest increases as their stocks climbed 3.13% and 1.92%, respectively.
United Utilities Group PLC
a water utilities company, saw the largest decrease among FTSE 100 constituents, as shares dropped 2.05% on Tuesday.
Shares of water utilities firm Severn Trent PLC
and residential building construction company Persimmon PLC
declined 1.90% and 1.85%, respectively.
JD Sports Fashion PLC
a clothing retail company, and diversified reits business Land Securities Group PLC
rounded out the top five largest decreases as their stocks shed 1.44% and 1.21%, respectively.
The pound was up 0.13% against dollar
at $1.2157 and 0.16% against the euro
shed 1.6% to $85.26, and the yield on the 10-year gilt
increased 12.280 basis points to 3.527%.