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British FTSE 100 rises 0.34 pct on Monday

Xinhua, November 15, 2016 Adjust font size:

The FTSE 100 Index, Britain's benchmark stock market gauge, rose by 0.34 percent, or 22.75 points, to 6,753.18 points on Monday.

The share price of Barclays increased by 5.23 percent, topping the gainers of the blue chips. Royal Bank of Scotland Group, Capita, Tesco and Ashtead Group increased by 4.37 percent, 4.18 percent, 3.73 percent and 3.25 percent respectively.

Polymetal International led the top losers of the blue chips with a share price drop of 4.90 percent, following by Severn Trent (3.77 percent), SSE (3.17 percent), Associated British Foods (3.16 percent) and National Grid (3.00 percent). Endit