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|Yesterday’s UK 100 Leaders||Price (p)||% Chg|
|FLUTTER ENTERTAINMENT PLC-DI||8,694.0||4.0%|
|ANGLO AMERICAN PLC||2,866.0||3.2%|
|DECHRA PHARMACEUTICALS PLC||3,784.0||3.1%|
|Yesterday’s UK 100 Laggards||Price (p)||% Chg|
|ROLLS-ROYCE HOLDINGS PLC||82.7||-9.0%|
|HIKMA PHARMACEUTICALS PLC||1650.5||-6.3%|
|AIRTEL AFRICA PLC||149.1||-3.3%|
|BT GROUP PLC||156.2||-3.3%|
|Major World Indices||Price||% Chg||1 YEAR|
|UK 100 INDEX||7,448||0.0%||4.6%|
|DOW JONES INDUS. AVG||32,727||-0.3%||-5.9%|
|S&P/ASX 200 INDEX||6,975||0.0%||-7.1%|
|WTI Crude Oil (Nymex)||USD/bbl.||88.02||-0.59%|
|Brent Crude (ICE)||USD/bbl.||94.12||-2.75%|
|Gold Spot||USD/t oz.||1,790||-0.1%|
The UK 100 is called to open +7 points this morning at 7455. A positive start is expected this morning for the UK’s blue chip index, this comes on the back of yesterdays Bank of England base rate rise of 0.5%, the largest for 27 years. It was a mixed session stateside yesterday ahead of todays Nonfarm jobs data. The Dow Jones shed 85.68 points, or 0.26%, to ens at 32,726.82. The S&P also fell, albeit marginally, by 0.08% to close at 4,151.94 after hitting its highest level since June on Wednesday. The Nasdaq increased 0.41% to 12,720.58, the highest close since early May.
Bank of America Downgrades ConvaTec to Neutral from Buy (7 Buys / 3 Holds / 0 Sells)
Barclays Downgrades Hikma Pharmaceuticals to Equal Weight from Overweight (6 Buys / 2 Holds / 0 Sells)
Goldman Sachs Downgrades Next to Neutral from Buy (7 Buys / 11 Holds / 0 Sells)
Jefferies Downgrades Mediclinic to Hold from Buy (2 Buys / 3 Holds / 0 Sells)
RPT/Jefferies Downgrades Go-Ahead Group to Hold from Buy (2 Buys / 5 Holds / 0 Sells)
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Domino’s Pizza Group
Scottish American Investment Company
Balanced Commercial Property Trust
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