U.K. shares higher at close of trade; Investing.com United Kingdom 100 up 0.19%

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U.K. shares higher at close of trade; Investing.com United Kingdom 100 up 0.19%

Investing.com – U.K. equities were higher at the close on Friday, as gains in the Automobiles & Parts , Oil & Gas Producers and Aerospace & Defense sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in London, the Investing.com United Kingdom 100 rose 0.19%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Investing.com United Kingdom 100 were BP PLC (LON: BP ), which rose 2.54% or 8.75 points to trade at 353.55 at the close. Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class A (LON: RDSa ) added 2.18% or 36.50 points to end at 1710.11 and Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class A (LON: RDSa ) was up 2.17% or 36.2 points to 1708.6 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Tui AG (LON: TUIT ), which lost 15.48% or 53.70 points to trade at 293.30 in late trade. AVEVA Group PLC (LON: AVV ) declined 3.25% or 117.0 points to end at 3478.0 and Carnival PLC (LON: CCL ) shed 2.42% or 40.2 points to 1620.8.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 1056 to 918 and 477 ended unchanged on the London Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.04% or 0.65 to $1758.55 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in November rose 1.38% or 1.08 to hit $79.38 a barrel, while the December Brent oil contract rose 0.78% or 0.64 to trade at $82.59 a barrel.

GBP/USD was up 0.02% to 1.3620, while EUR/GBP rose 0.15% to 0.8493.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.09% at 94.138.

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