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Shell and BP carry FTSE 100 higher as Deliveroo slumps

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By Steve Goldstein

The top U.K. stock market index enjoyed a solid advance on Monday, buoyed by the energy sector.

The FTSE 100 /zigman2/quotes/210598409/delayed UK:UKX +1.19% rose 1% to 7,194.65, boosted as Royal Dutch Shell and BP /zigman2/quotes/202286639/delayed UK:BP +1.09% each got a lift from strength in crude-oil prices /zigman2/quotes/211629951/delayed CL.1 +0.94% .

The London Stock Exchange /zigman2/quotes/206625606/delayed UK:LSEG +1.45% rose after agreeing to pay as much as £274 million for Quantile Group, a provider of services for hedge funds and banks trading over-the-counter derivatives.

Deliveroo /zigman2/quotes/225812915/delayed UK:ROO +3.40% shares slumped 8%, hurt by fears over the European Commission’s impending gig worker rules that could come as early as Wednesday. Just Eat Takeaway.com /zigman2/quotes/216303066/delayed UK:JET +1.57% also dropped.

/zigman2/quotes/210598409/delayed
UK : FTSE UK
7,389.98
+87.24 +1.19%
Volume: 722,321
May 20, 2022 4:56p
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/zigman2/quotes/202286639/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
417.20 p
+4.50 +1.09%
Volume: 32.73M
May 20, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
4.20%
Market Cap
£80.56 billion
Rev. per Employee
£1.74M
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/zigman2/quotes/211629951/delayed
US : U.S.: Nymex
$ 111.32
+1.04 +0.94%
Volume: 21,812
May 23, 2022 1:53a
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/zigman2/quotes/206625606/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
7,270.00 p
+104.00 +1.45%
Volume: 444,247
May 20, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
64.48
Dividend Yield
1.31%
Market Cap
£37.10 billion
Rev. per Employee
£289,755
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/zigman2/quotes/225812915/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
£ 93.00
+3.06 +3.40%
Volume: 2.93M
May 20, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
£1.73 billion
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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/zigman2/quotes/216303066/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
1,692.60 p
+26.20 +1.57%
Volume: 88,357
May 20, 2022 4:35p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
£3.63 billion
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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