British stocks decreased on Monday, with the benchmark FTSE 100 Index down by 0.16 percent, or 9.28 points, to close at 5,753.78 points.
Hikma Pharmaceuticals, a multinational pharmaceutical company, soared 5.86 percent, the top gainer of the blue chips. Ocado Group and GlaxoSmithKline increased by 4.49 percent and 3.21 percent, respectively.
Informa, a multinational events and publishing company, was the worst performer in the blue chips, with its shares losing 7.51 percent. EasyJet, a low-cost British airline, dropped 7.22 percent. Rolls-Royce Holdings, a UK-based engineering company, fell 6.93 percent. Enditem