British stocks down 0.31pc | 2019-06-16

British stocks down 0.31pc

16 June, 2019 12:00 AM printer

LONDON: British stocks decreased on Friday, with the benchmark FTSE 100 Index down by 0.31 percent, or 22.79 points, to close at 7,345.78 points.

Fresnillo, a Mexican-based precious metals mining company, soared 3.37 percent, the top gainer of the blue chips. National Grid and Compass Group increased by 1.82 percent and 1.51 percent, respectively, reports Xinhua.

ITV, a British media company, was the worst performer in the blue chips, with its shares losing 4.32 percent.

Auto Trader Group, a British digital automotive marketplace, dropped 3.24 percent. DS Smith, a British-based international packaging business, fell 2.97 percent.