Big Oil and Industrials Metals & Mining paced gains in the stock market despite it being another mixed session for the broader FTSE 350.
Aerospace&Defence and Oil&Gas paced declines at the start of the week in a mixed session for FTSE 350 shares.
Oil&Gas topped the leaderboard in the middle of the week following news overnight that the US administration was set to propose fresh sanctions on Moscow at the back-to-back meetings of NATO, the G-7 and European Union council that were scheduled for Thursday.
Lenders' and insurers' shares paced gains on Tuesday as a top US central bank official laid out the case for moving "faster" to hike short-term interest rates.
Commodity and oil stocks paced gains on a mixed day for London equities as hopes that a cease-fire in Ukraine might be around the corner ebbed.
Oil&Gas stocks caught a bid on Thursday after the Kremlin labelled reports of "significant" progress in peace talks with Kyiv as "wrong".
Automobile & Parts continued to be buffeted by the headlines coming out of Ukraine, although in this case to the upside.
Cyclicals dragged on the market on Tuesday amid a big drop in Auto and Parts stocks as a result of the ongoing war in Ukraine, which some analysts expected would seriously crimp output across the entire Continent due to the absence of certain components produced in the Eastern European country.
Households Goods and Home Construction shares bounced to the top of the leaderboard at the start of the week, following a report at the weekend that the bill to remedy unsafe cladding on buildings between 11-18m high could be less than £1bn and not the £4bn claimed by the government.
Short sellers were caught on the hop heading into the weekend by positive remarks from the Russian President regarding the talks held with Ukrainian negotiators the day before, in Turkey.
Some of the cyclical areas of the market that led the previous day's rally gave back some of their gains as negotiations between Russia and Ukraine in Turkey failed to deliver any results.
Stocks snapped higher as investors spied a possible ray of hope amid the grim tragedy that is the war in Ukraine.
Oil and Gas shares topped the leaderboard again on Tuesday as Washington and London announced bans on the importation of Russian oil.
Oil and Gas shares paced gains in the stock market at the start of the week amid reports that the US might be nearer to imposing a ban on Russian oil exports.