UK stocks continue positive streak, climb for second session

UK stocks increased Tuesday, as the FTSE 100 Index UK:UKX
closed up 0.13% at 7,370.62.

Among FTSE 100 constituents, non-ferrous metals company Antofagasta PLC UK:ANTO
saw the largest increase Tuesday, as shares rallied 3.23%.

Shares of general mining firm Glencore PLC UK:GLEN
and major international banks company HSBC Holdings PLC (UK Reg) UK:HSBA
climbed 2.09% and 1.42%, respectively.

Lloyds Banking Group PLC UK:LLOY,
a major international banks company, and banking firm NatWest Group PLC UK:NWG
rounded out the top five largest increases as their stocks rallied 1.16% and 1.12%, respectively.

Intermediate Capital Group PLC UK:ICP,
an investment advisors company, saw the largest drop of the FTSE 100 constituents, as shares declined 3.29% on Tuesday.

Shares of software firm Sage Group PLC UK:SGE
and general mining company Polymetal International PLC UK:POLY
fell 2.80% and 2.24%, respectively.

Hargreaves Lansdown PLC UK:HL,
an investment advisors company, and clothing retail firm JD Sports Fashion PLC UK:JD
rounded out the top five largest decreases as their stocks fell 2.23% and 2.08%, respectively.

The pound was up 0.03% against dollar GBPUSD
at $1.2149 and was down 0.25% against the euro GBPEUR
at €1.1421.

Brent crude UK:BRN00
fell 0.8% to $79.19, and the yield on the 10-year is BX:TMBMKGB-10Y
increased 9,630 base points to 3,599%.

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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