Fri, 14th Jan 2022 15:00
At 15:00 PM, the FTSE 100 Index was down by -0.98 at 7562.87 points, a movement of -0.01%, showing a weak fall in the market.
Avast (AVST) was a heavily traded share, with around £2,395.1m (0.358%) worth of shares being traded.
Overall, 29% of the companies in the FTSE 100 Index were up, and 71% were down; giving a negative outlook of the day so far.
Investors favourites include Standard Chartered (STAN) which rose 1.84%, British American Tobacco (BATS) rising 1.21% and Astrazeneca (AZN) which increased 1.17%. The majority of rising shares came from the Banking, Medicine and Biotech and Gas and Water sector(s).
The biggest risers were as follows:
- Standard Chartered (STAN) +9.40 (1.84%)
- British American Tobacco (BATS) +36.00 (1.21%)
- Astrazeneca (AZN) +99.00 (1.17%)
- National Grid (NG.) +11.60 (1.09%)
- BP (BP.) +3.55 (0.92%)
- Severn Trent (SVT) +26.00 (0.91%)
- BT (BT.A) +1.55 (0.87%)
- Lloyds (LLOY) +0.46 (0.85%)
- Hikma Pharmaceuticals (HIK) +17.00 (0.82%)
In the fallers list were Royal Mail (RMG) which fell -5.87%, B&M (BME) losing -5.13% and Ocado (OCDO) which dropped -3.46%. The majority of falling shares came from the undefined, Brokerage Services and Industrial Metals sector(s).
The lowest fallers were as follows: