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U.K. stocks gain for fifth day

U.K. stocks increaseed Tuesday, as the FTSE 100 Index
UKX,
+0.22%

finished up 0.22% at 7,561.33.

Of the FTSE 100 constituents, major oil & gas company BP PLC
BP,
+5.80%

saw the largest increase Tuesday, as shares climbed 5.80%.

Shares of defense equipment/products firm BAE Systems PLC
BA,
+3.59%

and passenger airlines company International Consolidated Airlines Group S.A.
IAG,
+3.50%

rallied 3.59% and 3.50%, respectively.

BT Group PLC
BT.A,
+3.35%
,
a wired telecommunications services company, and food retail business J Sainsbury PLC
SBRY,
+3.26%

rounded out the top five largest increases as their stocks climbed 3.35% and 3.26%, respectively.

SEGRO PLC
SGRO,
-10.32%
,
an industrial/office reits company, saw the largest decrease of the FTSE 100 constituents, as shares tumbled 10.32% on Tuesday.

Shares of software firm Avast PLC
AVST,
-5.74%

and chemicals company Croda International PLC
CRDA,
-4.66%

shed 5.74% and 4.66%, respectively.

Spirax-Sarco Engineering PLC
SPX,
-3.54%
,
a technical services company, and pharmaceuticals business Dechra Pharmaceuticals PLC
DPH,
-3.08%

rounded out the top five largest decreases as their stocks shed 3.54% and 3.08%, respectively.

The pound was up 0.10% against dollar
GBPUSD,
+0.02%

at $1.2506 and was down 0.10% against the euro
UK:GBPEUR
at €1.1877.

Brent crude
US:BRN00
shed 1.2% to $106.33, and the yield on the 10-year gilt
TMBMKGB-10Y,
1.959%

fell 2.640 basis points to 1.960%.


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.

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