British shares close flat Monday

Source: Xinhua| 2019-04-16 01:33:28|Editor: huaxia
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LONDON, April 15 (Xinhua) -- British stocks closed flat on Monday, with the benchmark FTSE 100 Index down 0.19 point to end at 7,436.87 points.

Paddy Power Betfair, a sports betting and gaming company, soared 3.05 percent, the top gainer of the blue chips. EasyJet and Prudential increased by 2.22 percent and 1.79 percent, respectively.

Compass Group, a British multinational contract foodservice company, was the worst performer in the blue chips, with its shares losing 2.20 percent.

Anglo American, a globally diversified mining business, dropped 2.01 percent. Antofagasta, a copper mining company, fell 1.96 percent. Enditem