UK stocks fall at close of trade; Investing.com UK 100 down 2.32%
Investing.com – UK stocks were down at Monday’s close as losses in the , and , sectors pushed shares lower.
At the close in London, it fell 2.32% to a new 1-month low.
The biggest winners of the session on the were J Sainsbury’s PLC (LON:), which rose 2.24% or 5.10 points to trade at 233.00 at the close. Tesco PLC (LON:) added 1.51% or 4.10 points to end at 275.50 and Coca Cola HBC AG (LON:) was up 1.23% or 19.00 points at 1,567.00 at the close. of session.
The biggest losers were Carnival PLC (LON:), which fell 9.67% or 115.00 points to trade at 1,074.00 late in the session. Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust PLC (LON:) fell 6.66% or 55.40 points to end at 777.00 and Antofagasta PLC (LON:) fell 6.52% or 95.00 points to 1,362.00.
Falling stocks outnumbered rising stocks in 1792 at 255 and 300 ended unchanged on the London Stock Exchange.
In commodities trading, gold futures for June delivery were down 1.32% or 24.84 at $1,857.96 per troy ounce. Meanwhile, crude oil for June delivery fell 5.86% or 6.43 to $103.34 a barrel, while the July Brent oil contract fell 5.49% or 6, 17 to trade at $106.22 a barrel.
GBP/USD was unchanged 0.04% at 1.23, while EUR/GBP was unchanged 0.12% at 0.86.
US Dollar Index futures were unchanged at 0.00% at 103.69.