Weekly roundup of FTSE 100 risers and fallers (October-11-15)

FTSE 100 traded moved higher on a weekly basis and achieved its 52 highs on the final day of the week. Here we are giving the roundup of the top gainer and top loser of every day during the passing week.

11 October 2021:

Top riser:

  • Anglo American Plc (LON: AAL): Shares of the metal and mining company was up by 5.20% at GBX 2,831, with a day’s high of GBX 2,842.50 and a volume of 4.41 million shares. The stock price moved higher along with other mining stocks following a rise in aluminium and copper prices in the global market amid economic recovery.

Top faller:

  • Ocado Group Plc (LON: OCDO): The food retail chain operator’s shares were down by 3.63% at GBX 1,565.50, with a day’s low of GBX 1,644 and a volume of 2.42 million shares. The stock price was down following a report by consultancy firm Kantar revealing a decline in the UK grocery sales in the 12 weeks to 3 October, mainly due to last month’s fuel crisis.

12 October 2021:

Top riser:

  • Ocado Group Plc (LON: OCDO): Shares of the food chain operator was up by 5.37% at GBX 1,649.50, with a day’s high of GBX 1,671 and a volume of 2.56 million shares. The share price jumped from the previous day’s fall of over 3%. The stock price closed in the positive territory following consecutive with lower-level buying appearing after falls for the last four sessions.

Top faller:

  • International Consolidated Airlines Group (LON: IAG): Shares of the airlines company was down by 3.35% at GBX 175.90, with a day’s low of GBX 175.30 and a volume of 69.95 million shares. The stock price was down along with other companies from the airlines sector after EasyJet Plc announced that it expects a pre-tax loss for the financial year ended 30 September.

13 October 2021:

Top riser:

  • Barratt developments Plc (LON: BDEV): Shares of the housebuilding company was up by 6.29% at GBX 682.20, with a day’s high of GBX 685.20 and a volume of 8.50 million shares. The stock saw buying interest from investors following its robust performance in the first quarter of the new financial year. The company continue to witness strong customer demand for new homes.

Top faller:

  • Standard Chartered Plc (LON: STAN): Shares of the banking company was down by 2.73% at GBX 477.80, with a day’s low of GBX 477.50 and a volume of 10.49 million shares. The stock price was down along with other banking stocks as investors remain worried about rising household and business loan defaults in the UK.

14 October 2021:

Top riser:

  • BHP Group Plc (LON: BHP): The metal and mining company’s shares were up by 3.70% at GBX 1,992, with a day’s high of GBX 2,004 and a volume of 9.11 million shares. The stock traded in the green zone alongside other metal stocks following a rise in copper and aluminium prices in the international market. BHP Plc stock prices have moved up by over 7% in the last two weeks.

Top faller:

  • Tesco Plc (LON: TSCO): Shares of the supermarket chain operator was down by 1.24% at GBX 266, with a day’s low of GBX 264.70 and a volume of 10.93 million shares. The share price declined after the stock went ex-dividend, which means new buyers will not be eligible for a dividend pay-out of 3.2p per share, which the company declared on 6 October 2021.

15 October 2021:

Top riser:

  • Evraz Plc (LON: EVR): Shares of the metal and mining company was up by over 3%, with a day’s high of GBX 618 and a volume of over 1.50 million shares. The stock prices saw buying interest following the recent rise in the global coal and steel prices. The company operates in the exploration and production of steel and coal across different mining sites.

Top faller:

  • Pearson Plc (LON: PSON): Shares of the media and publishing company was down by over 15%, with a day’s low of GBX 610.40 and a volume of 4.40 million shares. The share price declined after the company announced its trading update for the first nine months of 2021. Overall sales went up by 10%, all segments reported growth. However, the higher education segment reported a sales decline of 7%.

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