Investing.com – U.K. stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Software&Computer Services, Oil&Gas Producers and Travel&Leisure sectors led shares higher.
At the close in London, the Investing.com United Kingdom 100 added 0.20% to hit a new 1-month high.
The best performers of the session on the Investing.com United Kingdom 100 were Intu Properties PLC (LON:INTUP), which rose 2.65% or 3.10 points to trade at 120.10 at the close. Meanwhile, Sage Group PLC (LON:SGE) added 2.55% or 16.00 points to end at 642.80 and Tui AG (LON:TUIT) was up 2.45% or 28.50 points to 1190.00 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Dixons Carphone PLC (LON:DC), which fell 2.80% or 3.90 points to trade at 135.55 at the close. Imperial Brands PLC (LON:IMB) declined 2.09% or 53.50 points to end at 2505.50 and WPP PLC (LON:WPP) was down 1.60% or 14.00 points to 863.00.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the London Stock Exchange by 1065 to 994 and 328 ended unchanged.
Gold Futures for April delivery was down 0.28% or 3.75 to $1318.35 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in March fell 1.86% or 1.03 to hit $54.23 a barrel, while the April Brent oil contract fell 0.75% or 0.47 to trade at $62.28 a barrel.
GBP/USD was down 0.16% to 1.3061, while EUR/GBP rose 0.05% to 0.8756.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.25% at 95.542.