British shares closed flat on Monday, with the benchmark FTSE 100 Index up 0.07 percent, or 4.85 points, to finish at 7,429.81 points.
Multinational private equity and venture capital company 3i Group advanced 1.8 percent, the top gainer of the blue chips.
British major chain of supermarkets gained 1.71 percent. Direct Line Insurance Group went up 1.7 percent.
Royal Bank of Scotland shedded 1.64 percent and became the top loser of the blue chips. Hikma Pharmaceuticals lost 1.57 percent. Packaging firm Smurfit Kappa went down 1.25 percent. Enditem