U.K. shares lower at close of trade; Investing.com United Kingdom 100 down 0.68%

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U.K. shares lower at close of trade; Investing.com United Kingdom 100 down 0.68%
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Investing.com – U.K. equities were lower at the close on Monday, as losses in the Tobacco , General Retailers and Automobiles & Parts sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in London, the Investing.com United Kingdom 100 lost 0.68%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Investing.com United Kingdom 100 were Informa Plc (LON: INF ), which rose 3.12% or 22.20 points to trade at 732.80 at the close. Babcock International Group PLC (LON: BAB ) added 2.63% or 15.80 points to end at 616.20 and Shire PLC (LON: SHP ) was up 1.95% or 90.00 points to 4702.50 in late trade.

Biggest losers included British American Tobacco PLC (LON: BATS ), which lost 10.62% or 352.00 points to trade at 2962.50 in late trade. Kingfisher PLC (LON: KGF ) declined 5.41% or 13.80 points to end at 241.30 and Fresnillo PLC (LON: FRES ) shed 4.32% or 37.20 points to 823.80.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 1418 to 662 and 289 ended unchanged on the London Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.18% or 2.20 to $1204.20 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in December rose 1.20% or 0.72 to hit $60.91 a barrel, while the January Brent oil contract rose 1.33% or 0.93 to trade at $71.11 a barrel.

GBP/USD was down 0.87% to 1.2858, while EUR/GBP rose 0.19% to 0.8752.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.55% at 97.27.

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