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|Yesterday’s FTSE100 Leaders||Price (p)||% Chg|
|RECKITT BENCKISER GROUP PLC||6,127.0||1.6%|
|JUST EAT PLC||800.4||1.3%|
|Yesterday’s FTSE100 Laggards||Price (p)||% Chg|
|NMC HEALTH PLC||1910.0||-5.6%|
|ROLLS-ROYCE HOLDINGS PLC||752.2||-3.5%|
|HARGREAVES LANSDOWN PLC||1996.0||-3.4%|
|BURBERRY GROUP PLC||2143.0||-3.3%|
|Major World Indices||Price||% Chg||1 YEAR|
|FTSE 100 INDEX||7,227||-0.4%||-5.4%|
|DOW JONES INDUS. AVG||25,898||-1.5%||2.8%|
|S&P/ASX 200 INDEX||6,569||-0.3%||5.1%|
|WTI Crude Oil (Nymex)||USD/bbl.||54.72||-0.38%|
|Brent Crude (ICE)||USD/bbl.||58.32||-0.43%|
|Gold Spot||USD/t oz.||1,520||0.6%|
FTSE 100 called to open +10 points today at 7235; Calls for a positive open come after, U.S. ready to offer U.K. sector-based deals. We saw another negative US trading session yesterday, with the Dow giving up almost 400 points, further political issues rumbled on in the far east as Hong Kong’s leader urged calm as tensions in the country rose, however Hong Kong airport is now reopened, elsewhere, Argentine President Mauricio Macri’s shock primary election setback triggered routs in all markets. The peso tumbled as much as 33%. Oil continued to hold at $58 a barrel following last weeks volatility, as gold smashed through to $1500 handle once again to reach fresh multi year highs of $1520.
Card Factory reports H1 2019 like-for-like sales +1.5% (H1 FY19: -0.2%), with robust sales performance in a challenging consumer environment. Further expansion of their store network with 26 net new UK stores opened (H1 FY19: 25). The Board anticipates profits for the full year to be in line with previous guidance.
Plus 500 announces the appointment of Credit Suisse as its joint corporate broker, alongside Liberum, with immediate effect.
Plus 500 reported H1 2019 trading inline with expectations. Performance improved in Q2 2019, following low levels of volatility in the financial markets in Q1 2019. EBITDA -81%, Net profit $51.6m -80%. Dividend per share -80%.
TUI AG reports EBITA -46% year-on-year (To 100.9 million euros), due to the impact of 144 million euros in costs resulting from the grounding of the 737 MAX. It upheld its earnings outlook for the full year.
Source: Bloomberg, FT, Reuters, DJ Newswires, AlphaTerminal
Croda Downgraded to Sell by Goldman Sachs (Bloomberg: 5 Buys / 11 Holds / 3 Sells)
Intercontinental Hotels Group Downgraded to Hold by Berenberg (4 Buys/ 7 Holds/ 10 Sells)
London Stock Exchange Group Downgraded to reduce by Commerzbank (9 Buys/ 5 Holds/ 1 Sell)
UK Average earnings (9.30am)
German ZEW surveys(10.00am)
US CPI (1.30pm)
AA, TUI, Card Factory
Admiral, Prudential, Balfour Beatty, Hochschild Mining, Kaz Minerals, GVC holdings
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Royal Bank of Scotland – 6.85%
Evraz – 4.73%
Phoenix – 3.47%
Anglo American – 2.85%
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