The Alternative Investment Market dropped 0.39 percent or 3.22 points on Friday to 820.86 points. Stocks in neighboring Europe also dropped this Friday, according to, as the continuing tensions between Ukraine and Russia were a serious hit to investor sentiment.

Still, some companies saw price gains. Mercer Resources Plc (LSE:MCR), which rose 33.33 percent or GBP0.36 to trade at GBP1.10, invests in the resources, precious metals and energy industries, and was formerly known as Alexander David Securities Group Plc. Furthermore, Sound Oil Plc (LSE:SOU), a company that develops and produces oil and gas resources in Indonesia and Italy through its subsidiaries, rose 29.52 percent or GBP2.01 to trade at GBP6.80.

Also gaining was Range Resources Limited (LSE:RRL) which rose 28.12 percent or GBP0.03 to trade at GBP0.12 on Friday.

However, oil and gas explorer and producer Leed Resources Plc (LSE:LDP) lost 14.29 percent or GBP0.01 to trade at GBP0.06.