The London Stock Exchange falls 0.80% amid concern about the pandemic

London, Nov 19 (EFE) .- The London Stock Exchange closed this Thursday with a fall of 0.80%, given renewed concern about the effects of the pandemic on the economy.

The FTSE-100, the main index in the British capital, fell 0.80%, 50.89 points, to 6,334.35 integers, while the secondary FTSE-250 fell 0.98%, 192.42 points, to 19,507.45 integers.

British textile chains Peacocks and Jaeger announced today that they are entering bankruptcy, putting more than 4,700 jobs at risk.

On the London Stock Exchange, chemist Johnson Matthey led losses with a 5.57% drop, while investor Melrose Industries lost 4.67%, B&M European Value Retail retailer 4.21%, carmaker Rolls Royce Holdings 3.94% and financial company Hargreaves Lansdown 3.77%.



On the other hand, the chemical Croda International rose 3.62%, the investment manager Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust, 3.37%, the technological Halma, 3.11%, the Morrison supermarket chain, 2, 90% and the information and analysis firm RELX 2.51%. EFE

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