British FTSE 100 rebounds 1.73% on Thursday

January 16, 2015 11:29 am 

LONDON, Jan. 16 — FTSE 100 Index, the British benchmark stock market gauge, Thursday increased by 1.73 percent, or 110.32 points, to 6,498.78 points.

Randgold Resources' share price increased by 6.36 percent, topped the gainers of the blue chips. Experian, Morrison Supermarkets, Sainsbury and BHP Billiton increased by 5.26 percent, 5.03 percent, 5.02 percent, and 4.90 percent, respectively.

Kingfisher led the top losers of the blue chips with a share price drop of 3.22 percent, followed by Imperial Tobacco Group (2.80 percent), Dixons Carphone (2.16 percent), Glencore (1.39 percent), and Taylor Wimpey (1.35 percent).

The index has decreased 0.95 percent so far this year when measured in U.S. dollar. (PNA/Xinhua)

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