London, April 28 (IANS) FTSE 100 Index, British benchmark stock market gauge rose by 0.56 percent, or 35.39 points, to 6,319.91 points.

Share price of Anglo American increased by 4.45 percent, topping the gainers of the blue chips on Wednesday, Xinhua news agency reported.

Worldpay, International Consolidated Airlines Group, easyJet and Centrica increased by 4. 30 percent, 3.64 percent, 3.56 percent, 3.40 percent respectively.

Tesco led the top losers of the blue chips with a share price drop of 4.39 percent, followed by Prudential (1.74 percent), Legal & General Group (1.41 percent), Sky (1.40 percent) and Standard Chartered (1.12 percent).