British stocks rose Monday, with the benchmark FTSE 100 Index up by 0.45 percent, or 25.87 points, to close at 5,812.83 points.
Unilever, a British-Dutch transnational consumer goods company, soared 4.57 percent, the top gainer of the blue chips. Rentokil Initial and Ashtead Group increased by 4.50 percent and 4.05 percent, respectively.
Meggitt, a UK-based international company specialising in components and sub-systems for the aerospace, defence and selected energy markets, was the worst performer in the blue chips, with its shares losing 5.73 percent. Barratt Developments, one of the largest residential property development companies in Britain, dropped 5.06 percent.
Taylor Wimpey, a UK-based house building company, fell 4.69 percent. Enditem