U.K. stocks lower at close of trade down 0.02%.

U.K. stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Industrial Metals & Mining, Mining and Oil Equipment Services & Distribution sectors led shares lower.

At the close in London, United Kingdom 100 declined 0.02%.

The best performers of the session on the Investing.com United Kingdom 100 were Land Securities Group PLC (LON:LAND), which rose 3.07% or 32.00 points to trade at 1074.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Sports Direct International PLC (LON:SPD) added 2.69% or 6.900 points to end at 263.000 and Dixons Carphone PLC (LONC) was up 2.64% or 8.80 points to 341.80 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Glencore PLC (LON:GLEN), which fell 3.49% or 6.5000 points to trade at 179.9000 at the close. Rio Tinto PLC (LON:RIO) declined 3.47% or 85.500 points to end at 2377.000 and Weir Group PLC (LON:WEIR) was down 3.03% or 47.00 points to 1502.00.