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|Yesterday’s UK 100 Leaders||Price (p)||% Chg|
|Pershing Square Holdings LTD||2,744.0||2.1%|
|Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust PLC||657.0||1.9%|
|Admiral Group PLC||2,321.0||1.8%|
|Ashtead Group PLC||4,860.0||1.7%|
|Yesterday’s UK 100 Laggards||Price (p)||% Chg|
|Coca-Cola Hbc AG||2,378.0||-4.9%|
|Imperial Brands PLC||1,727.5||-3.9%|
|Frasers Group PLC||681.0||-3.5%|
|Major World Indices||Price||% Chg||1 YEAR|
|UK 100 INDEX||7,571||-0.7%||0.1%|
|DOW JONES INDUS. AVG||32,765||-0.1%||0.4%|
|S&P/ASX 200 INDEX||7,155||0.2%||0.7%|
|WTI Crude Oil (Nymex)||USD/bbl.||72.01||0.25%|
|Brent Crude (ICE)||USD/bbl.||76.33||0.09%|
|Gold Spot||USD/t oz.||1,951||0.5%|
The UK 100 called to open +17 points at 7587. A positive start is expected in London today, this comes after it was reported overnight by Reuters, that Republican and White House negotiators are moving closer to an agreement to raise the debt limit and cap federal spending for two years, according to people familiar with the matter, as time grows short to avert a catastrophic US default. This has led to Asian markets being higher in Friday morning trading, MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.3%, the Nikkei added 0.7% while markets in Hong Kong are closed today. It was a mixed session on Wall Street yesterday, the S&P 500 gained 0.88%, while the Nasdaq surged 1.77% higher, soured on by stronger than expected results from chip maker Nvidia, the Dow Jones however declined by 0.11%.
ASOS plans to boost its balance sheet through a new long-term £275m financing facility alongside a £75m placing as it continues to restructure the business.
Hurricane Energy report a pretax profit of £108.7m down from £188.2m YoY.
OnTheMarket names Tom Carter as their new CFO with effect from the 3rd of July.
Morgan Stanley Upgrades Rio Tinto to Overweight (5 Buys / 11 Holds / 2 Sells)
RBC Downgrades Halfords Group to Sector Perform from Outperform (1 Buy / 3 Holds / 0 Sells)
Harbourvest Global Private Equity
Worldwide Healthcare Trust
UK Retail Sales
US Core Personal Consumption Expenditures – Price Index
US Durable Goods Orders
US Nondefense Capital Goods Orders ex Aircraft
US Personal Income
US Personal Spending
Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index
US UoM 5-year Consumer Inflation Expectation
UK 100 companies going ex-dividend on 1st June 2023:
Associated British Foods
Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust
UK 250 companies going ex-dividend on 1st June 2023:
Hilton Food Group
Hill & Smith
Great Portland Estates
JLEN Environmental Assets Group
Capital Gearing Trust
Temple Bar Investment Trust
Law Debenture Corporation
JPMorgan Global Growth & Income
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