The London Stock Exchange rises 0.10% driven by mining companies

This content was published on 19 February 2021 – 17:21

London, Feb 19 (EFE) .- The London Stock Exchange rose 0.10% this Friday, driven by the boom in mining companies’ securities.

The FTSE-100, the main index in the British stock market, advanced 6.87 points, to 6,624.02 integers, while the secondary FTSE-250 gained 0.49%, 102.09 points, to 21,035.96 integers.

At the end of the trading session, the pound sterling fell 0.01% against the euro, to 1.1555 euros, and advanced 0.35% against the US dollar, to 1.4023 dollars.

The mining company Antofagasta led the gains on the London Stock Exchange, with its shares appreciating 7.17%, followed by Rolls-Royce Holdings, which rose 5.70%, NatWest (5.17%), the IAG airline group (5 , 10%) and the also mining company Evraz (4.62%).

On the other hand, Experian, 3.53%, Reckitt Benckiser Group, 3.28%, Intertek Group, 3.16%, AstraZeneca, 3.06% and Relx, 2.63%. EFE

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