FTSE 100 Index Finishes Flat at 7,417.76
The U.K. stock market experienced a flat trading day on Monday, with the FTSE 100 Index closing at 7,417.76. Let's take a closer look at the day's top gainers and losers.
Melrose Industries PLC (MRO) - Building Materials/Products Company
Melrose Industries PLC saw the largest increase of the day, with their shares climbing by 3.51%.
Standard Chartered PLC (STAN) - Major International Banks Firm
Shares of Standard Chartered PLC climbed 2.07% on Monday.
Entain PLC (ENT) - Gambling Industries Company
Entain PLC also performed well, with their shares increasing by 1.61%.
NatWest Group PLC (NWG) - Banking Company
NatWest Group PLC experienced a 1.52% climb in their stock value.
Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC (RR) - Aerospace Products/Parts Company
Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC rounded out the top five gainers with a 1.45% increase in their stock.
International Distribution Services PLC (IDS) - Air Freight Company
International Distribution Services PLC suffered the largest decrease of the day, with their shares declining by 4.24%.
British Land Co. PLC (BLND) - Diversified REITs Firm
Shares of British Land Co. PLC dropped by 3.44%.
SEGRO PLC (SGRO) - Industrial/Office REITs Company
SEGRO PLC also experienced a decline, with their shares dropping by 3.27%.
Land Securities Group PLC (LAND) - Diversified REITs Company
Land Securities Group PLC saw their stock value decrease by 3.18%.
Persimmon PLC (PSN) - Residential Building Construction Company
Persimmon PLC rounded out the top five losers with a 3.05% decrease in their stock.
Currency and Commodity Market Data
The pound showed a slight increase of 0.06% against the dollar, trading at $1.2389. However, it experienced a 0.09% decrease against the euro, trading at €1.1528.
Brent crude oil rallied by 1.4%, reaching $86.05. Additionally, the yield on the 10-year gilt rose by 8.910 basis points to 4.382%.