British stocks up 0.93 percent Tuesday

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Photo taken on Feb. 28, 2020 shows the exterior of London Stock Exchange Group in London, Britain. British stocks decreased on Friday, with the benchmark FTSE 100 Index down by 3.18 percent, or 215.79 points, to close at 6,580.61 points. (Xinhua/Han Yan)
Photo taken on Feb. 28, 2020 shows the exterior of London Stock Exchange Group in London, Britain. British stocks decreased on Friday, with the benchmark FTSE 100 Index down by 3.18 percent, or 215.79 points, to close at 6,580.61 points. (Xinhua/Han Yan)

British stocks rose on Tuesday, with the benchmark FTSE 100 Index up by 0.93 percent, or 55.04 points, to close at 5,994.77 points.

Vodafone Group, a British multinational telecommunications conglomerate, soared 8.74 percent, the top gainer of the blue chips. Ocado Group and Pennon Group increased by 7.39 percent and 4.21 percent, respectively.

Land Securities Group, a commercial property development and investment company, was the worst performer in the blue chips, with its shares losing 12.75 percent. British Land, a commercial property company, dropped 10.33 percent. Whitbread, a British multinational hotel and restaurant company, fell 5.74 percent. Enditem

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