“U.K. stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, October 21, as gains in the Technology Hardware & Equipment, Construction & Materials and Industrial Metals & Mining sectors led shares higher,” according to “Investing.com” on its report today. It has up to 0.8% gain based on the data released by the site.
There named the best performers of the session where “ARM Holdings PLC, which rose 6.54% or 63.00 points to trade at 1026.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Merlin Entertainments PLC added 4.68% or 17.40 points to end at 389.00 and CRH PLC was up 3.77% or 65.00 points to 1791.00 in late trade” according to Investing.com.
The worst performers were also named at the close where Pearson PLC fell 15.95% or 189.50 points to trade at 998.50, Weir Group declined 6.32% or 73.00 points to end at 1082.00 and Anglo American PLC which is down by 2.95% or 18.40 points to 604.60.
Amidst the felt financial crisis in the global market, still, the London Stocks Exchange is outnumbered by rising stocks by 1132 to 1036.