The London stock market fell 1.57% on the Chinese economy

The London stock market fell 1.57% on the Chinese economy

This content was published on August 15, 2023 – 16:25

LONDON, August 15 (EFE).- The London stock market closed this Tuesday’s session with a fall of 1.57%, as other sectors were lower in mining headlines, weighed down by worse-than-expected data on the Chinese economy.

The British capital’s main index FTSE-100 fell 117.51 ​​points to 7,389.64 integers, while the secondary FTSE-250 lost 0.54%, 101.68 points to 18,659.75 integers.

The pound was up 0.23% against the euro, at 1.1652 euros, and 0.43% against the US dollar, at 1.2734 dollars, at the end of the session.

On the London floor, insurer Phoenix Group Holdings led the losers with a 3.56% decline, while bank HSBC Holdings gave up 3.41%, miner Glencore 3.40% and miner Antofagasta 3, 36%.

On the other hand, retailer B&M European Value Retail rose 2.02%, sports store chain JD Sports Fashion, 2.01%, textile Frasers Group, 0.81%, distribution company Ocato Group 0.40% and DIY chain Kingfisher rose 0.30%. . EFE


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