LONDON, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) — British stocks rose on Monday, with the benchmark FTSE 100 Index up by 1.46 percent, or 85.26 points, to close at 5,927.93 points.
HSBC Holdings, a multinational investment bank and financial services holding company, soared 8.89 percent, the top gainer of the blue chips. Land Securities Group and Natwest Group increased by 7.85 percent and 7.71 percent, respectively.
Rolls-Royce Holdings, a UK-based engineering company, was the worst performer in the blue chips, with its shares losing 3.55 percent. GVC Holdings, a multinational sports betting and gaming group, dropped 2.30 percent. Flutter Entertainment, a sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider, fell 2.01 percent. Enditem