The following stocks may rise or fall in U.K. markets today
The following stocks may rise or fall in U.K. markets today. Stock symbols are in parentheses and prices are from the market close on Dec. 1, Bloomberg reported.
The benchmark FTSE 100 Index lost 27.30, or 0.5 percent, to 6021.50 in London as 62 stocks dropped, 37 gained and 2 remained unchanged. The FTSE All-Share Index fell 9.59, or 0.3 percent, to 3110.26.
BP Plc and Total, Europe's second and third-largest oil companies, sold their stakes in the Medgaz natural-gas pipeline to other shareholders in the project that plans to link Spain and Algeria.
Shares of BP fell 6.5 pence, or 1.1 percent, to 567.5 pence. Shares of Total declined 90 cents, or 1.7 percent, to 52.65 euros.