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FTSE 100 Commentary

FTSE 100

FTSE 100 (UKX) Index Information
Index Value: 6,859.87
Change: -140.21 (-2.04%)
Open: 7,000.08
High: 7,001.27
Low: 6,857.07
Yest. Close: 6,859.87
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FTSE 100 09:00 AM Market Update - 08/04/2021

Thu, 8th Apr 2021 09:00

At 09:00 AM, the FTSE 100 Index was up by 13.8 at 6899.12 points, a movement of 0.2%, showing a gentle rise in the market.

International Airlines (IAG) was a well traded share, with approximately £1,653.1m (0.156%) worth of shares changing hands.

Overall, 52% of the companies in the FTSE 100 Index were up, and 45% were down; giving a positive view of the day so far.

Some of the top risers include Johnson Matthey (JMAT) which rose 3.03%, Aveva Group (AVV) rising 2.84% and Intertek Group (ITRK) which increased 2.19%. The majority of gaining shares came from the Mining, Banking and Support sector(s).

The biggest risers were as follows:

  • Johnson Matthey (JMAT) +94.00 (3.03%)
  • Aveva Group (AVV) +103.00 (2.84%)
  • Intertek Group (ITRK) +128.00 (2.19%)
  • Sage Group (SGE) +12.60 (2.00%)
  • 3i Group (III) +24.00 (1.98%)
  • Spirax-Sarco (SPX) +225.00 (1.93%)
  • Evraz (EVR) +10.00 (1.70%)
  • Anglo American (AAL) +49.50 (1.66%)
  • Hikma Pharmaceuticals (HIK) +36.00 (1.51%)

Some of the losing shares were Aviva (AV.) which fell -3.66%, International Airlines (IAG) losing -2.55% and Smith (DS) (SMDS) which dropped -2.14%. Most of the falling shares came from the Tourism and Leisure, Household Utilities and Media sector(s).

The lowest fallers were as follows:

  • Aviva (AV.) -15.40 (-3.66%)
  • International Airlines (IAG) -5.55 (-2.55%)
  • Smith (DS) (SMDS) -9.10 (-2.14%)
  • Smurfit Kappa (SKG) -77.00 (-2.15%)
  • Mondi (MNDI) -39.00 (-2.02%)
  • InterContinental Hotels (IHG) -92.00 (-1.78%)
  • Prudential (PRU) -27.00 (-1.72%)
  • Barratt Developments (BDEV) -12.20 (-1.54%)
  • British Land (BLND) -6.40 (-1.24%)

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