Weekly roundup of FTSE 100 risers and fallers (November29-03 December)

FTSE 100 showed a volatile trend in the passing week amid reports of the emergence of a new coronavirus variant and its spread across European countries. Here we are giving the roundup of the top gainer and top loser of every day during the passing week.

29 November 2021

Top riser:

  • BT Group Plc (LON: BT. A): Shares of the telecom service provider was up by 6.10% at GBX 163.40, with a day’s high of GBX 168.60 and a volume of 47.2 million shares. The stock price moved higher on some media rumours that the India-based Reliance Industries might put a takeover bid for the company. However, the media reports were later denied by Reliance Industries.

Top faller:

  • Hargreaves Lansdown Plc (LON: HL.): Shares of the investment service provider was down by 5.63% at GBX 1,341.50, with a day’s low of GBX 1,320.50 and a volume of 1.87 million shares. The stock saw profit booking for the second consecutive trading session as investors anticipated the company’s revenue and profitability to get impacted in the upcoming quarters. The stock price declined by over 12% since 1 November 2021.

30 November 2021

Top riser:

  • Anglo American Plc (LON: AAL): Shares of the metal and mining company was up by 3.30% at GBX 2,772, with a day’s high of GBX 2,819 and a volume of 10.08 million shares. The stock price was up after Debswana Diamond Company reported a 73% jump in sales of rough diamonds in the first nine months of 2021. Debswana is a joint venture between Anglo American’s De Beers and the Botswana government.

Top faller:

  • London Stock Exchange Group Plc (LON: LSEG): Shares of the financial market infrastructure and data service provider was down by 5.36% at GBX 6,502, with a day’s low of GBX 6,502 and a volume of 2.1 million shares. The stock price declined by over 8% since 1 November 2021.

1 December 2021

Top riser:

  • BT Group Plc (LON: BT. A): Shares of the telecom service provider was up by 4.85% at GBX 166.30, with a day’s high of GBX 166.75 and a volume of 32.2 million shares. The stock price covered some ground after witnessing a fall of around 3% in the previous trading session. Overall, the company’s stock price was up by over 14% in November 2021.

Top faller:

  • OCADO Group Plc (LON: OCDO): Shares of the food retailer was down by 3.12% at GBX 1,739.50, with a day’s low of GBX 1,725 and a volume of 1.28 million shares. The company’s stock continued to witness profit booking for the third consecutive trading session.

2 December 2021

Top riser:

  • Royal Dutch Shell Plc (LON: RDSA): Shares of the oil and gas company was up by 1.63% at GBX 1,633.20, with a day’s high of GBX 1,640.80 and a volume of 10.7 million shares. The stock price saw buying interest from investors after the company announced its USD 1.5 billion buyback program. The company plans to distribute USD 7 billion to its shareholders, which it received after the sales of its Permian business in the United States.

Top faller:

  • Darktrace Plc (LON: DARK): Shares of the cybersecurity service provider was down by 8.98% at GBX 433.80, with a day’s low of GBX 433.80 and a volume of 2.49 million shares. The stock price declined as the company’s stock was removed from the FTSE100 index following the quarterly index review. The new change will be effective from 20 December 2021.

3 December 2021

Top riser:

  • Taylor Wimpey Plc (LON: TW.): Shares of the housebuilding company was up by around 3%, with a day’s high of GBX 167.05 and a volume of over 6.5 million shares. The stock price extended its gain for the fourth consecutive trading session. The company’s stock witnessed buying interest from investors resulting in a 7.5% rise since Monday.

Top faller:

  • Rio Tinto Plc (LON: RIO): The metal and mining company’s shares were down by around 2%, with a day’s low of GBX 4,612 and a volume of around 1 million shares. The company’s stock saw profit booking from investors after rising over 2.5% in the last three trading sessions amid the rise in metal prices in the international market.

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