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U.K. stocks gain for second session

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U.K. stocks increased Wednesday, as the FTSE 100 Index
UKX,
+0.17%
finished up 0.17% at 7,465.24.

Of the FTSE 100 constituents, investment advisors company Hargreaves Lansdown PLC
HL,
+4.53%
saw the largest increase Wednesday, as shares rose 4.53%.

Shares of food retail firm Ocado Group PLC
OCDO,
+4.18%
and investment advisors company Intermediate Capital Group PLC
ICP,
+3.89%
rallied 4.18% and 3.89%, respectively.

Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC
RR,
+3.66%,
an aerospace products/parts company, and mixed retailing company B&M European Value Retail S.A.
BME,
+3.27%
rounded out the top five largest increases as their stocks increased 3.66% and 3.27%, respectively.

International Distribution Services PLC
IDS,
-2.54%,
an air freight company, saw the largest decrease of the FTSE 100 constituents, as shares dropped 2.54% on Wednesday.

Shares of pharmaceuticals firm GSK PLC
GSK,
-1.82%
and wholesalers company Ferguson PLC
FERG,
-1.36%
declined 1.82% and 1.36%, respectively.

Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust PLC
SMT,
-1.19%,
a closed-end funds company, and major oil & gas company Shell PLC
SHEL,
-1.09%
rounded out the top five largest decreases as their stocks declined 1.19% and 1.09%, respectively.

The pound was up 1.29% against dollar
GBPUSD,
+1.22%
at $1.2040 and 0.71% against the euro
UK:GBPEUR
at €1.1618.

Brent crude
US:BRN00
dropped 3.9% to $84.24, and the yield on the 10-year gilt
TMBMKGB-10Y,
3.009%
fell 11.710 basis points to 3.022%.


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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