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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
FTSE 100 Live PriceLast checked at -

FTSE 100 10:00 AM Market Update - 08/04/2021

Thu, 8th Apr 2021 10:00

At 10:00 AM, the FTSE 100 Index was up by 17.19 at 6902.51 points, a movement of 0.25%, showing a slight rise in the market.

Land Securities (LAND) was a much traded share, with roughly £1,422.8m (0.267%) worth of shares being bought and sold.

Overall, 52% of the companies in the FTSE 100 Index were up, and 44% were down; giving a positive view of the day so far.

Shares that are having a good day included Johnson Matthey (JMAT) which rose 3.10%, Aveva Group (AVV) rising 3.06% and Sage Group (SGE) which increased 2.51%. Most of the winning shares came from the Support, Banking and Media sector(s).

The biggest risers were as follows:

  • Johnson Matthey (JMAT) +96.00 (3.10%)
  • Aveva Group (AVV) +111.00 (3.06%)
  • Sage Group (SGE) +15.80 (2.51%)
  • 3i Group (III) +29.50 (2.44%)
  • Astrazeneca (AZN) +164.00 (2.31%)
  • Hikma Pharmaceuticals (HIK) +51.00 (2.14%)
  • Spirax-Sarco (SPX) +220.00 (1.89%)
  • Anglo American (AAL) +52.00 (1.74%)
  • Intertek Group (ITRK) +98.00 (1.68%)

In the fallers list were Aviva (AV.) which fell -3.69%, Smurfit Kappa (SKG) losing -2.43% and International Airlines (IAG) which dropped -2.34%. The majority of falling shares came from the Tourism and Leisure, Insurance and Household Utilities sector(s).

The lowest fallers were as follows:

  • Aviva (AV.) -15.50 (-3.69%)
  • Smurfit Kappa (SKG) -87.00 (-2.43%)
  • International Airlines (IAG) -5.10 (-2.34%)
  • Smith (DS) (SMDS) -9.50 (-2.24%)
  • Mondi (MNDI) -39.00 (-2.02%)
  • Prudential (PRU) -31.50 (-2.01%)
  • Barratt Developments (BDEV) -15.60 (-1.98%)
  • InterContinental Hotels (IHG) -92.00 (-1.78%)
  • BT (BT.A) -2.75 (-1.76%)

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