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|Yesterday’s UK 100 Leaders||Price (p)||% Chg|
|3I Group PLC||1,462.0||3.3%|
|Frasers Group PLC||765.0||2.9%|
|Jd Sports Fashion PLC||157.0||2.8%|
|Airtel Africa PLC||115.4||2.7%|
|Yesterday’s UK 100 Laggards||Price (p)||% Chg|
|Hargreaves Lansdown PLC||864.2||-2.6%|
|Melrose Industries PLC||143.2||-1.8%|
|Major World Indices||Price||% Chg||1 YEAR|
|UK 100 INDEX||7,771||0.3%||3.7%|
|DOW JONES INDUS. AVG||33,375||1.0%||-2.6%|
|S&P/ASX 200 INDEX||7,452||0.2%||3.9%|
|WTI Crude Oil (Nymex)||USD/bbl.||81.64||1.28%|
|Brent Crude (ICE)||USD/bbl.||87.63||1.71%|
|Gold Spot||USD/t oz.||1,926||-0.3%|
The UK 100 called to open +6 points at 7776. The UK 100 looks set to start the week on the front foot after a strong finish last week in the US and gains in Asia today. On Friday, US markets closed higher with the Nasdaq up 2.7% to finish at 11,140 points. The S&P was up 1.9% at 3,973 and the Dow had risen 1% to close at 33,375.
Balfour Beatty wins £1.2bn contract with UK national highways for lower Thames Crossing.
Chemring CFO Andrew Lewis steps down after six years.
Dignity agrees to takeover offer from shareholders Castelnau and Phoenix Asset Management.
National Express wins 1bn euro deal to operate German RE1 and RE11 Rhein-Ruhr-Express.
Primary Health Properties buys Axis Technical Services for an undisclosed amount.
Saga are looking to sell their insurance underwriting business, hoping to raise £90m to pay down their debt.
HSBC Downgrades St James’s Place to Hold from Buy (7 Buys / 7 Holds / 0 Sells)
Jefferies Downgrades Berkeley Group to Hold from Buy (7 Buys / 4 Holds / 2 Sells)
Morgan Stanley Downgrades Shell to Equal-weight from Overweight (11 Buys / 1 Hold / 0 Sells)
Associated British Food
Johnson & Johnson
Chicago Fed National Activity Index
EU Consumer Confidence
UK 100 companies going ex-dividend on 26th January 2023:
UK 250 companies going ex-dividend on 26th January 2023:
Foresight Solar Fund
City of London Investment Trust
Schroder Oriental Income Fund
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