At the close in London, the Investing.com United Kingdom 100 rose 0.59%.
The best performers of the session on the Investing.com United Kingdom 100 were Dixons Carphone PLC (LON:DC), which rose 6.78% or 9.35 points to trade at 147.35 at the close. Meanwhile, Whitbread PLC (LON:WTB) added 4.84% or 236.00 points to end at 5114.00 and Capita PLC (LON:CPI) was up 4.33% or 5.15 points to 124.15 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (LON:MRW), which fell 1.71% or 3.85 points to trade at 221.15 at the close. J Sainsbury PLC (LON:SBRY) declined 1.45% or 3.30 points to end at 223.80 and 3I Group PLC (LON:III) was down 1.12% or 10.80 points to 949.20.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the London Stock Exchange by 1280 to 807 and 329 ended unchanged.
Shares in Whitbread PLC (LON:WTB) rose to 3-years highs; rising 4.84% or 236.00 to 5114.00.
Gold Futures for April delivery was up 0.58% or 7.45 to $1302.55 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in April fell 0.20% or 0.12 to hit $58.49 a barrel, while the May Brent oil contract fell 0.30% or 0.20 to trade at $67.03 a barrel.
GBP/USD was up 0.42% to 1.3295, while EUR/GBP fell 0.25% to 0.8513.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.19% at 96.585.
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