Stocks in the U.K. rose Monday, as the FTSE 100 Index rose 0.5% to 8281.55.

Among large companies, Prudential PLC was the biggest gainer during the session, surging 7.3%, and Britvic PLC surged 7.1%. Victrex PLC rounded out the top three movers on Monday, as shares surged 5.2%.

Oxford Nanopore Technologies PLC posted the largest decline, dropping 5.5%, followed by shares of Ninety One PLC, which fell 2.6%. Shares of Alpha Group International PLC fell 2.4%.

In other parts of Europe, the STOXX Europe 600 Index rose 0.7% from the previous close.

On the currency front, the WSJ Dollar Index dropped 0.2% to 100.16. Against the dollar, the pound rose 0.3% to $1.27.

In the bond markets, the yield on the 10-year gilt declined 0.09 basis point to 4.087%, and 10-year U.S. Treasury yields rose 0.02 basis point to 4.272%.

-This article was automatically generated by MarketWatch using technology from Automated Insights. Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet.

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