British stocks down 0.37 pct Thursday

LONDON, Jan.21 (Xinhua) -- British stocks decreased on Thursday, with the benchmark FTSE 100 Index down by 0.37 percent, or 24.97 points, to close at 6,715.42 points.

Sage Group, a British multinational enterprise software company, soared 4.92 percent, the top gainer of the blue chips. Just Eat Takeaway and Ocado Group increased by 4.87 percent and 4.00 percent, respectively.

Rolls-Royce Holdings, a UK-based engineering company, was the worst performer in the blue chips, with its shares losing 3.82 percent. BP, a British multinational oil and gas company, dropped 3.14 percent. International Consolidated Airlines Group, an Anglo-Spanish multinational airline holding company, fell 3.03 percent.

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 18
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3

Did you find this article insightful?


Next In World

Manhattan’s real estate agents take up TikTok to find renters
New Zealand's Auckland emerges from weeklong coronavirus lockdown
A crisis with a woman’s face
Why it's so hard for survivors to come forward
Boy killed in Senegal protests as opposition steps up pressure
U.S. scientists doubtful of one-shot regimen for Pfizer, Moderna COVID vaccines - WSJ
Uptick in crimes against Mexican politicians points toward violent midterm election
U.S. envoy seeking support to shake up Afghan peace process, warring parties object
Mexican president defends 10-foot barriers to wall off women protesters
Myanmar forces make night raids after breaking up protests

Stories You'll Enjoy