On the last day of trading before the long Easter weekend, investors hunting for golden eggs found two in the personal goods sector, while the oil services sector was stunk out by one rotten egg.
London markets were lifted by a real mix of sectors on Tuesday as various European markets notched up fresh six-month highs.
Markets were mixed on Monday with miners in the mire but mobile telecoms marching higher.
Oil stocks retreated to drag the London equity indices under the waterline on Tuesday, while defensive sectors such as health care, life insurance and telecoms provided a little buoyancy.
Oil stocks led the way on Monday, but London equity markets were largely flattened off by other factors.
Industrial metals, miners and oil stocks were the driving force on Friday, amid upbeat reports on US-China trade talks, while telecoms and utilities were lower.
Financial services, including banks and life insurers, and oil companies led the gains on Wednesday, while tobacco stocks fell.
For most of the day only two or three sector were in the red as investors decided it was a day for buying, with most hay being made in the electricity, life insurance and banking sectors.
Miners, electronics and industrial engineers blazed the trail higher on Monday, while utilities and defensives were left behind.
Tobacco and pharmaceuticals, two sectors often seen as safer havens in times of stock market stress, led the way on Thursday, while utilities were being sold off due to political concerns.
Health care, beverages and utilities led on the downside as the FTSE 100 dipped into the red on Wednesday, while aerospace, banks, telecoms and life insurance were higher.
Retailers and housebuilders were both higher on Tuesday, but were outperformed by food producers.
All of London's sectors were in the red on Friday, led by oil-related stocks and industrial engineers.
Metals and miners fuelled the gains on Thursday, while electronic engineers, housebuilders and banks were notably in the red.
Metals and miners fuelled the gains on Thursday, while electronic engineers, real estate and banks were notably in the red.
Paper and packaging companies, industrials and the supermarket sector were on the front foot on Tuesday.
Resources companies and grocers were providing fuel for the FTSE 100 on Monday, though the mid-cap index was running on empty, led by auto industry and industrial engineers.