U.K. shares lower at close of trade; Investing.com United Kingdom 100 down 0.18%

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U.K. shares lower at close of trade; Investing.com United Kingdom 100 down 0.18%
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Investing.com – U.K. equities were lower at the close on Friday, as losses in the Industrial Transportation , General Retailers and Fixed Line Telecommunications sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in London, the Investing.com United Kingdom 100 declined 0.18%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Investing.com United Kingdom 100 were Shell PLC (LON: SHEL ), which rose 3.93% or 77.0 points to trade at 2037.0 at the close. BT Group PLC (LON: BT ) added 3.44% or 6.40 points to end at 192.45 and BP PLC (LON: BP ) was up 3.44% or 13.50 points to 405.90 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Carnival PLC (LON: CCL ), which lost 4.16% or 57.8 points to trade at 1331.6 in late trade. Intermediate Capital Group PLC (LON: ICP ) declined 4.15% or 80.00 points to end at 1846.00 and Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LON: LLOY ) shed 3.60% or 1.92 points to 51.38.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 1318 to 595 and 452 ended unchanged on the London Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for April delivery was up 0.18% or 3.25 to $1807.35 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in March rose 2.69% or 2.43 to hit $92.70 a barrel, while the April Brent oil contract rose 2.51% or 2.29 to trade at $93.40 a barrel.

GBP/USD was down 0.35% to 1.3547, while EUR/GBP rose 0.59% to 0.8460.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.00% at 95.382.

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