U.K. shares lower at close of trade; Investing.com United Kingdom 100 down 0.22%

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U.K. shares lower at close of trade; Investing.com United Kingdom 100 down 0.22%

Investing.com – U.K. equities were lower at the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Household Goods & Home Construction , Automobiles & Parts and Industrial Metals & Mining sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in London, the Investing.com United Kingdom 100 declined 0.22%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Investing.com United Kingdom 100 were International Consolidated Airlines Group S.A. (LON: ICAG ), which rose 3.27% or 6.48 points to trade at 204.50 at the close. Tui AG (LON: TUIT ) added 3.27% or 13.60 points to end at 430.00 and AstraZeneca PLC (LON: AZN ) was up 2.46% or 195.0 points to 8130.0 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Persimmon PLC (LON: PSN ), which lost 3.44% or 111.0 points to trade at 3113.0 in late trade. 3I Group PLC (LON: III ) declined 3.05% or 38.00 points to end at 1208.00 and Intermediate Capital Group PLC (LON: ICP ) shed 2.72% or 62.00 points to 2221.00.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 1281 to 921 and 229 ended unchanged on the London Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for August delivery was down 0.06% or 1.05 to $1893.35 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in July fell 0.66% or 0.46 to hit $69.59 a barrel, while the August Brent oil contract fell 0.43% or 0.31 to trade at $71.91 a barrel.

GBP/USD was down 0.26% to 1.4118, while EUR/GBP rose 0.36% to 0.8627.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.06% at 90.130.

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