British FTSE 100 rises

London, April 5 (IANS) FTSE 100 Index, British benchmark stock market gauge rose by 0.30 percent, or 18.67 points, to 6,164.72 points.

Share price of Mediclinic International increased by 3.40 percent, topped the gainers of the blue chips on Monday, Xinhua news agency reported.

Shire, Anglo American, Rio Tinto and Pearson increased by 2.89 percent, 1.69 percent, 1.67 percent and 1.59 percent respectively.

TUI led the top losers of the blue chips with a share price drop of 2.78 percent, following by Mondi (2.52 percent), Next (2.48 percent), Antofagasta (2.14 percent) and Fresnillo (1.89 percent).

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