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|Yesterday’s UK 100 Leaders||Price (p)||% Chg|
|National Grid PLC||1,010.0||2.1%|
|Endeavour Mining PLC||1,711.0||1.6%|
|Yesterday’s UK 100 Laggards||Price (p)||% Chg|
|Burberry Group PLC||1,550.0||-11.2%|
|Ocado Group PLC||559.4||-6.2%|
|Hargreaves Lansdown PLC||710.0||-5.8%|
|Smith (Ds) PLC||286.4||-4.2%|
|Smurfit Kappa Group PLC||2,746.0||-3.9%|
|Major World Indices||Price||% Chg||1 YEAR|
|UK 100 INDEX||7,411||-1.0%||0.9%|
|DOW JONES INDUS. AVG||34,945||-0.1%||4.2%|
|S&P/ASX 200 INDEX||7,049||-0.1%||-1.2%|
|WTI Crude Oil (Nymex)||USD/bbl.||72.91||0.01%|
|Brent Crude (ICE)||USD/bbl.||77.46||0.05%|
|Gold Spot||USD/t oz.||1,984||0.2%|
The UK 100 called to open -8 points at 7,496. The UK 100 looks set to open marginally lower today as investors look ahead to the Autumn Statement on Wednesday. Oil prices have risen following reports that Saudi Arabia is preparing to prolong oil production cuts into next year as Opec+ weighs further reductions in response to falling prices and rising anger over the Israel-Hamas war. On Wall Street Friday, all three major indices ended the session higher, the S&P added 0.13% to settle at 4,514.02. The Dow Jones ended the day higher by 0.01%, or 1.81 points, closing at 34,947.28. The Nasdaq crept up by 0.08% to end the session at 14,125.48.
Ashtead has warned sales and profit will be below current market expectations after a quieter hurricane season and writers’ and actors’ strike persisting longer than expected. The international equipment rental company now expects both group and US rental revenue growth in the range of 11 to 13% (previous guidance for both: 13 to 16%), which will result in Ebitda being 2 to 3% below current market expectations.
Compass said it expected underlying operating profit growth of around 13% in the year ahead. Revenues have surged for Compass by almost 22% to top £10 billion in the year to end September as the foodservice and catering group cheered “favourable market conditions, persistent inflation and said its flexible operating model continued to support strong balanced net new business growth across all our regions.”
London Stock Exchange Group PLC has appointed Michel-Alain Proch its new CFO.
MusicMagpie PLC has confirmed it is holding talks with both BT Group PLC and Aurelius Group over a possible bid for the firm.
Big Yellow Group
Sirius Real Estate
Zoom Video Communications
PBoC Interest Rate Decision
German Producer Price Index
German Buba Monthly Report
BoE’s Governor Bailey speech
UK 100 companies going ex-dividend on 23rd November 2023:
Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust
Land Securities Group
UK 250 companies going ex-dividend on 23rd November 2023:
BlackRock World Mining Trust
Witan Investment Trust
Tate & Lyle
Urban Logistics REIT
British Land Company
Babcock International Group
Liontrust Asset Management
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