At the close in London, the Investing.com United Kingdom 100 fell 0.31%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the Investing.com United Kingdom 100 were Imperial Brands PLC (LON: IMB ), which rose 3.28% or 53.00 points to trade at 1,669.00 at the close. British American Tobacco PLC (LON: BATS ) added 2.37% or 76.50 points to end at 3,305.00 and Berkeley Group Holdings PLC (LON: BKGH ) was up 2.12% or 82.00 points to 3,947.00 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Intermediate Capital Group PLC (LON: ICP ), which lost 6.31% or 114.00 points to trade at 1,691.50 in late trade. Carnival PLC (LON: CCL ) declined 5.69% or 79.50 points to end at 1,317.00 and Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust PLC (LON: SMT ) shed 5.19% or 53.60 points to 978.40.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 1335 to 625 and 405 ended unchanged on the London Stock Exchange.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for June delivery was down 0.27% or 5.30 to $1,922.20 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in May fell 3.32% or 3.38 to hit $98.58 a barrel, while the June Brent oil contract fell 3.06% or 3.26 to trade at $103.38 a barrel.
GBP/USD was unchanged 0.06% to 1.31, while EUR/GBP unchanged 0.02% to 0.83.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.11% at 99.54.
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