At the close in London, the Investing.com United Kingdom 100 gained 2.22%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the Investing.com United Kingdom 100 were Capita PLC (LON: CPI ), which rose 6.94% or 7.10 points to trade at 109.35 at the close. Dixons Carphone PLC (LON: DC ) added 5.21% or 6.05 points to end at 122.25 and Babcock International Group PLC (LON: BAB ) was up 5.05% or 23.90 points to 496.70 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Randgold Resources Ltd (LON: RRS ), which lost 1.71% or 114.00 points to trade at 6546.00 in late trade. WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (LON: MRW ) added 0.05% or 0.10 points to end at 214.70 and Fresnillo PLC (LON: FRES ) gained 0.32% or 2.80 points to 870.00.
Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 1460 to 501 and 320 ended unchanged on the London Stock Exchange.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.02% or 0.30 to $1281.40 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in February rose 1.23% or 0.55 to hit $45.16 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract rose 0.42% or 0.22 to trade at $52.95 a barrel.
GBP/USD was up 0.46% to 1.2702, while EUR/GBP fell 0.36% to 0.9008.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.07% at 95.938.
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