FTSE 250 movers: Gold miners rise; AO World falls
London’s FTSE 250 was up 2% at 19,716.24 in afternoon trade on Tuesday.
Gold miners Hochschild Mining and Centamin both rallied as gold prices rose.
Elsewhere, cinema chain Cineworld and pub group Mitchells & Butlers gained amid optimism about a Covid-19 vaccine.
On the downside, online electricals retailer AO World - which has benefited from Covid-related restrictions and lockdowns - was in the red.
FTSE 250 - Risers
Hochschild Mining (HOC) 232.00p 9.13%
Virgin Money UK (VMUK) 137.90p 9.01%
Petropavlovsk (POG) 29.55p 7.65%
Centamin (DI) (CEY) 121.85p 7.64%
Cineworld Group (CINE) 61.00p 7.13%
Capita (CPI) 45.41p 6.97%
IWG (IWG) 344.80p 6.82%
Mitchells & Butlers (MAB) 224.50p 6.40%
Meggitt (MGGT) 416.10p 6.31%
Liontrust Asset Management (LIO) 1,400.00p 6.06%
FTSE 250 - Fallers
Helios Towers (HTWS) 142.20p -3.00%
888 Holdings (888) 265.50p -2.21%
Domino's Pizza Group (DOM) 313.40p -2.00%
AO World (AO.) 342.00p -1.87%
Premier Foods (PFD) 87.10p -1.47%
Britvic (BVIC) 809.00p -1.28%
Fisher (James) & Sons (FSJ) 940.00p -1.05%
Rotork (ROR) 295.40p -1.01%
Foresight Solar Fund Limited (FSFL) 102.00p -0.97%
Oxford Instruments (OXIG) 1,842.00p -0.97%