U.K. stocks increased Tuesday, as the FTSE 100 Index /zigman2/quotes/210598409/delayed UK:UKX -0.23% finished up 2.57% at 7,086.46.
Among FTSE 100 constituents, gambling industries company Flutter Entertainment PLC /zigman2/quotes/208882914/delayed UK:FLTR +0.76% saw the largest increase Tuesday, as shares rallied 9.24%.
Shares of food retail firm Ocado Group PLC /zigman2/quotes/207225647/delayed UK:OCDO -1.46% and investment advisors company Intermediate Capital Group PLC /zigman2/quotes/206004854/delayed UK:ICP -2.87% rallied 8.87% and 8.37%, respectively.
International Consolidated Airlines Group S.A. /zigman2/quotes/208070069/delayed UK:IAG +1.34% , a passenger airlines company, and investment advisors business Hargreaves Lansdown PLC /zigman2/quotes/201025857/delayed UK:HL +1.84% rounded out the top five largest increases as their stocks rose 7.90% and 7.33%, respectively.
Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC /zigman2/quotes/204872832/delayed UK:HIK -0.81% , a pharmaceuticals company, saw the largest drop of the FTSE 100 constituents, as shares shed 1.44% on Tuesday.
Shares of electric utilities firm SSE PLC /zigman2/quotes/204546319/delayed UK:SSE -0.53% and software company Aveva Group PLC /zigman2/quotes/202038414/delayed UK:AVV 0.00% fell 0.83% and 0.38%, respectively.
British Land Co. PLC /zigman2/quotes/210491538/delayed UK:BLND -1.20% , a diversified reits company, and industrial/office reits company SEGRO PLC /zigman2/quotes/205428601/delayed UK:SGRO -1.21% rounded out the top five largest decreases as their stocks shed 0.37% and 0.34%, respectively.
The pound was up 1.07% against dollar /zigman2/quotes/210561263/realtime/sampled GBPUSD +0.3113% at $1.1443 and was down 0.48% against the euro at €1.1471.
Brent crude rose 3.3% to $91.81, and the yield on the 10-year gilt /zigman2/quotes/211347177/realtime BX:TMBMKGB-10Y +1.58% increased 2.308 basis points to 3.868%.