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|Yesterday’s UK 100 Leaders||Price (p)||% Chg|
|SCOTTISH MORTGAGE INV TR PLC||1,056.0||3.1%|
|DS SMITH PLC||313.8||2.8%|
|OCADO GROUP PLC||2,443.0||2.6%|
|INTERMEDIATE CAPITAL GROUP||1,394.0||2.2%|
|Yesterday’s UK 100 Laggards||Price (p)||% Chg|
|ROLLS-ROYCE HOLDINGS PLC||194.9||-12.7%|
|SMITHS GROUP PLC||1399.0||-3.0%|
|AVEVA GROUP PLC||4615.0||-2.6%|
|Major World Indices||Price||% Chg||1 YEAR|
|UK 100 INDEX||6,001||-0.3%||-17.2%|
|DOW JONES INDUS. AVG||28,838||0.9%||7.5%|
|S&P/ASX 200 INDEX||6,132||0.5%||-7.2%|
|WTI Crude Oil (Nymex)||USD/bbl.||39.50||-2.71%|
|Brent Crude (ICE)||USD/bbl.||41.77||-2.52%|
|Gold Spot||USD/t oz.||1,923||-0.4%|
UK 100 called to open +10 points this morning at 6011. Calls for a positive open come as China reported overnight a big bounce back in exports and imports. Yesterday Stateside we saw The Dow Jones rise by 250.62 points, or 0.9%, to close at 28,837.52. The S&P 500 also gained, in this case 1.6% to end the day at 3,534.22 and the Nasdaq completed the green sweep on Monday across the major US benchmarks, adding 2.6% to 11,876.26. It was the Nasdaq’s best day since Sept. 9, when it rallied 2.7%. Apple shares jumped 6.4% to give the company stock its biggest one day gain since July 31, as investors looked ahead to a key event for the company. On Tuesday, Apple is expected to unveil its first 5G iPhone. Facebook and Amazon advanced 4.3% and 4.8%, respectively. Alphabet popped 3.6% and Microsoft gained 2.6% to complete the tech rally.
French Connection reports HY underlying loss of £12.2m (2019: £3.6m loss) as gross margins were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
LSE said its pan-European share trading arm Turquoise will offer trading in EU-listed shares on its Dutch platform from the end of next month if there is no agreement on future direct access to the bloc by then.
SSE agrees the sale of its 50% share in Ferrybridge and Skelton Grange multifuel assets for a total cash consideration of £995m.
JP Morgan & Chase
Johnson & Johnson
Stock Spirits Group
Bank Of America Corp
Wells Fargo & Co
PNC Financial Services Group Inc
UK Claimant Count Change
UK ILO Unemployment Rate
German Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices
China Trade Balance
German ZEW Survey
Close Brothers Group
BMO Commercial Property Trust
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