Monthly Archives: January 2019

MARKET ACTIVITY 31/1/19

YESTERDAY – FTSE +107 points (+1.58%) at 6941, DAX -0.37% at 11181, CAC +0.95% at 4974 – Sentiment improved over BREXIT outcome as miners, tobacco and the oil sector picked up the cudgel!

DJIA +1.77% +434 points at 25014, S&P 500 +1.55% at 2681 & NASDAQ +2.20% at 7183 The FED & its chairman, Jerome Powell, changed their tune Wednesday, striking a surprisingly dovish tone that sparked a stock-market rally, tanked the U.S. dollar and provided impetus to other financial markets.

TODAY – ASX -0.37% at 5864, Shanghai +0.66% at 2592, Hang Seng +1.09% at 27945, Nikkei +1.02% at 20766 – Shares rose in Asia today after a survey of Chinese manufacturers showed factory activity improved slightly in December and the dovish tone on rates set by the FED.

Bonds – Japan 0.00%, Germany 0.19%, France 0.59%, Spain 1.25%, UK 1.29%, Portugal 1.66%, Italy 2.59%, US 2.71%, Greece 3.88%

Cable $1.3127, €/£0.8762, €/$1.1504, $/Y108.74– Gold $1324.50– Nymex $54.60 Brent $62.17 

UK companies posting results and trading statements this week – Thursday – Unilever, Royal Dutch Shell, BT Group, Rank, Diageo, Renshaw, Dairy Crest, Evraz, Polymetal, Britvic, 3i Group, Friday – TalkTalk, Euromoney, Glencore

US companies posting results this week – Thursday – GE, DuPont, Baker Hughes, Hershey, Celgene, Altria, Raytheon, Mastercard, Sprint, Valero Energy, Northrop Grumman, Conoco-Phillips, Amazon, Friday – Merck, Zimmer, Cigna, Exxon Mobil, Weyerhaeuser, Chevron

Economic data posted this week – Thursday – Gfk Consumer Confidence, Nationwide House Prices, US personal Income & Spending, Friday – UK PMI Manufacturing Index, US Non-Farm Payrolls (+1.65k) unemployment EST: 3.9%, US ISM Manufacturing

 

European opening calls – FTSE +6 points at 6947, DAX +28 points at 11209, CAC +11 points at 4985, DJIA FUTURES -11 points at 25003.

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MARKET ACTIVITY & EUROPEAN OPENING CALLS 30/1/19

YESTERDAY – FTSE +86 points (+1.29%) at 6833, DAX +0.07% at 11218, CAC +0.81% at 4928 – Progress on BREXIT saw Sterling slide one cent which saw Dollar related stocks rally!

DJIA +0.21% +51 points at 24579, S&P 500 -0.5% at 2640 & NASDAQ -0.81% at 7028 – Stocks closed generally lower on caution over FED and neutral earnings – After hours Apple excelled!

 

TODAY – ASX +0.07% at 5878, Shanghai +0.05% at 2595, Hang Seng +0.31% at 27616, Nikkei -0.32% at 20598 – Apart from Japan Asian bourses kept their noses above the Plimsoll line awaiting FED news and US/Sino trade talks

Bonds – Japan 0.001%, Germany 0.20%, France 0.61%, Spain 1.23%, UK 1.27%, Portugal 1.66%, Italy 2.65%, US 2.73%, Greece 3.94%

Cable $1.3092, €/£0.8737, €/$1.1439, $/Y109.33– Gold $13– Nymex $5 Brent $59 

UK companies posting results and trading statements this week – Wednesday – Wizz Air, Thursday – Unilever, Royal Dutch Shell, BT Group, Rank, Diageo, Renshaw, Dairy Crest, Evraz, Polymetal, Britvic, 3i Group, Friday – TalkTalk, Euromoney, Glencore

US companies posting results this week – Wednesday – AT&T, General Dynamics, Boeing, McDonald’s, Qualcomm, Visa, Facebook, Tesla, Microsoft, Thursday – GE, DuPont, Baker Hughes, Hershey, Celgene, Altria, Raytheon, Mastercard, Sprint, Valero Energy, Northrop Grumman, Conoco-Phillips, Amazon, Friday – Merck, Zimmer, Cigna, Exxon Mobil, Weyerhaeuser, Chevron

Economic data posted this week – Wednesday – BRC Shop Price Index, UK mortgages and money supply, US 4th Quarter GDP Estimate, Pending Home sales, FOMC. Thursday – Gfk Consumer Confidence, Nationwide House Prices, US personal Income & Spending, Friday – UK PMI Manufacturing Index, US Non-Farm Payrolls (+1.65k) unemployment EST: 3.9%, US ISM Manufacturing

 

European opening calls – FTSE +32 points at 6865, DAX -15 points at 11203, CAC -5 points at 4923, DJIA FUTURES +46 points at 25625.

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MARKET ACTIVITY – 29/1/19

YESTERDAY – FTSE -62 points (-0.91%) at 6747, DAX -0.63% at 11210, CAC -0.76% at 4888 – Strong Pound, weak TESCO shares and BREXIT confusion takes FTSE 100 lower. Europe concerned about US earnings season and FED future policy

 

DJIA-0.84% -208 points at 24528, S&P 500 -0.78% at 2643 & NASDAQ -1.11% at 7085 – Caterpillar, Nvdia, Tesla, Vale Resorts – 113 S&P 500 companies post numbers this week & FOMC on Wednesday

 

TODAY – ASX -0.59% at 5873, Shanghai -0.50% at 2583, Hang Seng -0.59% at 27413, Nikkei -0.41% at 20563 – Asian bourses easier on concerns Huawei issues may hinder trade talks

Bonds – Japan 0.001%, Germany 0.21%, France 0.62%, Spain 1.22%, UK 1.27%, Portugal 1.64%, Italy 2.69%, US 2.74%, Greece 4.02%

Cable $1.3151, €/£0.8692, €/$1.1430, $/Y109.29– Gold $1303.20– Nymex $52.09 Brent $59.99 

UK companies posting results and trading statements this week – Tuesday – Crest Nicholson, Greencore, Domino Pizza, Royal Mail, DG Healthcare, Hargreaves Lansdown, PZ Cussons – Wednesday – Wizz Air, Thursday – Unilever, Royal Dutch Shell, BT Group, Rank, Diageo, Renshaw, Dairy Crest, Evraz, Polymetal, Britvic, 3i Group, Friday – TalkTalk, Euromoney, Glencore

US companies posting results this week – Tuesday – Biogen, Xerox, Whirlpool, Pulte, Allergan, Verizon, 3Ms, Harley-Davidson, HCA Healthcare, Pfizer, Lockheed Martin, eBay, Apple, Amgen, Wednesday – AT&T, General Dynamics, Boeing, McDonald’s, Qualcomm, Visa, Facebook, Tesla, Microsoft, Thursday – GE, DuPont, Baker Hughes, Hershey, Celgene, Altria, Raytheon, Mastercard, Sprint, Valero Energy, Northrop Grumman, Conoco-Phillips, Amazon, Friday – Merck, Zimmer, Cigna, Exxon Mobil, Weyerhaeuser, Chevron

Economic data posted this week – Wednesday – BRC Shop Price Index, UK mortgages and money supply, US 4th Quarter GDP Estimate, Pending Home sales, FOMC. Thursday – Gfk Consumer Confidence, Nationwide House Prices, US personal Income & Spending, Friday – UK PMI Manufacturing Index, US Non-Farm Payrolls (+1.65k) unemployment EST: 3.9%, US ISM Manufacturing

 

European opening calls – FTSE +13 points at 6760, DAX -4 points at 11206, CAC unchanged at 4888, DJIA FUTURES -95 points at 24433.

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Market activity & European opening calls – 28/1/19

INDEX 21st January 2019 25thJanuary 2019 %Loss/Gain
FTSE 6968 6809 -2.28%
XETRA DAX 11176 11281 +0.94%
CAC 40 4865 4925 +1.16%
DJIA 24534 24737 +0.80%
S&P 500 2651 2664 +0.39%
NASDAQ 7134 7164 +0.42%
HANG SENG 27134 27569 +1.60%
SHANGHAI 2599 2601 +0.08%
NIKKEI 225 20848 20773 -0.36%

 

 

TODAY – ASX +0.68% at 5905, Shanghai +0.03% at 2602, Hang Seng +0.20% at 27622, Nikkei -0.46% at 20678

Bonds – Japan 0.001%, Germany 0.19%, France 0.60%, Spain 1.22%, UK 1.33%, Portugal 1.64%, Italy 2.70%, US 2.76%, Greece 4.04%

Cable $1.3189, €/£0.8649, €/$1.11410, $/Y109.29– Gold $12– Nymex $53.07 Brent $60.98 

UK companies posting results and trading statements this week – Monday – Paragon – Tuesday – Crest Nicholson, Greencore, Domino Pizza, Royal Mail, DG Healthcare, Hargreaves Lansdown, PZ Cussons – Wednesday – Wizz Air, Thursday – Unilever, Royal Dutch Shell, BT Group, Rank, Diageo, Renshaw, Dairy Crest, Evraz, Polymetal, Britvic, 3i Group, Friday – TalkTalk, Euromoney, Glencore

US companies posting results this week – Monday – Caterpillar, Tuesday – Biogen, Xerox, Whirlpool, Pulte, Allergan, Verizon, 3Ms, Harley-Davidson, HCA Healthcare, Pfizer, Lockheed Martin, eBay, Apple, Amgen, Wednesday – AT&T, General Dynamics, Boeing, McDonald’s, Qualcomm, Visa, Facebook, Tesla, Microsoft, Thursday – GE, DuPont, Baker Hughes, Hershey, Celgene, Altria, Raytheon, Mastercard, Sprint, Valero Energy, Northrop Grumman, Conoco-Phillips, Amazon, Friday – Merck, Zimmer, Cigna, Exxon Mobil, Weyerhaeuser, Chevron

Economic data posted this week – Wednesday – BRC Shop Price Index, UK mortgages and money supply, US 4th Quarter GDP Estimate, Pending Home sales, FOMC. Thursday – Gfk Consumer Confidence, Nationwide House Prices, US personal Income & Spending, Friday – UK PMI Manufacturing Index, US Non-Farm Payrolls (+1.65k) unemployment EST: 3.9%, US ISM Manufacturing

 

European opening calls – FTSE -30 points at 6779, DAX -56 points at 11225, CAC -15 points at 4910, DJIA FUTURES -85 points at 24652.

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MARKET ACTIVITY 25/1/19

YESTERDAY – FTSE -23 points (-0.55%) at 6818, DAX +0.53% at 11130, CAC +0.65% at 4871 – FTSE eases on stronger pound – $1.3010 and BREXIT uncertainty and ECB warning on growth

 

DJIA – -22 points -0.09% – 24553, S&P 500 +0.14% at 2642 & NASDAQ +0.68% at 7073 Street of Dreams struggled to find a balance after a wave of better-than-expected corporate earnings jousted with the fear of softening global economic conditions.

 

TODAY – +0.68% ASX at 5905, Shanghai +0.73% at 2610, Hang Seng +1.45% at 27512, Nikkei +0.97% at 20773 Asian shares were mostly higher Friday after a moderate rise on Wall Street with tech sector showing the way

Bonds – Japan 0.001%, Germany 0.17%, France 0.58%, Spain 1.24%, UK 1.26%, Portugal 1.64%, Italy 2.67%, US 2.73%, Greece 4.10%

Cable $1.3119, €/£0.8629, €/$1.1323, $/Y109.84 – Gold $1281.50– Nymex $53.80 Brent $61.76 

UK companies posting results and trading statements this week– Vodafone, AG Barr, Bonmarche

US companies posting results this week –Friday – DR Horton, Colgate-Palmolive

Economic data posted this week – Friday – UK Housing and Finance loans, US Durable Goods and New Home Sales

 

European opening calls – FTSE +8 points at 6826, DAX +60 points at 11190, CAC +20 points at 4891, DJIA FUTURES +52 points at 24605.

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GORDON DADDS ANNOUNCEMENT

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS FOR INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE OR CONTAIN ANY INVITATION, SOLICITATION, RECOMMENDATION, OFFER OR ADVICE TO ANY PERSON TO SUBSCRIBE FOR, OTHERWISE ACQUIRE OR DISPOSE OF ANY SECURITIES IN GORDON DADDS GROUP PLC OR ANY OTHER ENTITY IN ANY JURISDICTION. NEITHER THIS ANNOUNCEMENT NOR THE FACT OF ITS DISTRIBUTION SHALL
FORM THE BASIS OF, OR BE RELIED ON IN CONNECTION WITH, ANY INVESTMENT DECISION IN RESPECT OF GORDON DADDS GROUP PLC.

This Announcement does not constitute a prospectus or offering memorandum or an offer in respect
of any securities and is not intended to provide the basis for any investment decision in respect of
Gordon Dadds or other evaluation of any securities of Gordon Dadds or any other entity and should
not be considered as a recommendation that any investor should subscribe for or purchase any such
securities.

This Announcement contains inside information for the purposes of the market abuse regulation
(EU No. 596/2014) (“MAR”). Upon the publication of this Announcement, this inside information is
now considered to be in the public domain.

Capitalised terms in this Announcement shall have the meanings given to such terms in the
Company’s announcement this morning.

24 January 2019
Gordon Dadds Group plc
(“Gordon Dadds” or the “Company”)
Close of Accelerated Bookbuild

The Company is pleased to announce that further to the announcement made earlier today, the
bookbuild has been successful and is well oversubscribed so is now closed. Participants in the Placing
will be contacted by Arden to confirm their allocations. A further announcement will be made in due
course confirming the details of the Placing.

The issue of the Placing Shares is conditional, amongst other things, on the passing of the Placing
Resolutions at the General Meeting and the admission of the Placing Shares to trading on AIM.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
Gordon Dadds Group plc
Adrian Biles, Chief Executive Officer
Christopher Yates, Chief Financial Officer

Via Portland
Arden Partners plc –Nominated Adviser and sole broker to the Company
John Llewellyn-Lloyd / Ciaran Walsh / Alex Penney – Corporate Finance
Fraser Marshall – Head of Equities
+44 (0) 20 7614 5900

Portland Communications
Steffan Williams
Simon Hamer
+44 (0) 20 7554 1789
Email: gordondadds@portland-communications.com

GORDON DADDS

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS FOR INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE OR CONTAIN ANY INVITATION, SOLICITATION, RECOMMENDATION, OFFER OR
ADVICE TO ANY PERSON TO SUBSCRIBE FOR, OTHERWISE ACQUIRE OR DISPOSE OF ANY
SECURITIES IN GORDON DADDS GROUP PLC OR ANY OTHER ENTITY IN ANY JURISDICTION. NEITHER THIS ANNOUNCEMENT NOR THE FACT OF ITS DISTRIBUTION SHALL
FORM THE BASIS OF, OR BE RELIED ON IN CONNECTION WITH, ANY INVESTMENT DECISION IN RESPECT OF GORDON DADDS GROUP PLC.
This Announcement does not constitute a prospectus or offering memorandum or an offer in respect
of any securities and is not intended to provide the basis for any investment decision in respect of
Gordon Dadds or other evaluation of any securities of Gordon Dadds or any other entity and should
not be considered as a recommendation that any investor should subscribe for or purchase any such
securities.

This Announcement contains inside information for the purposes of the market abuse regulation
(EU No. 596/2014) (“MAR”). Upon the publication of this Announcement, this inside information is
now considered to be in the public domain.

Capitalised terms in this Announcement shall have the meanings given to such terms in the
Company’s announcement this morning.
24 January 2019
Gordon Dadds Group plc
(“Gordon Dadds” or the “Company”)
Close of Accelerated Bookbuild

The Company is pleased to announce that further to the announcement made earlier today, the
bookbuild has been successful and is well oversubscribed so is now closed. Participants in the Placing
will be contacted by Arden to confirm their allocations. A further announcement will be made in due
course confirming the details of the Placing.

The issue of the Placing Shares is conditional, amongst other things, on the passing of the Placing
Resolutions at the General Meeting and the admission of the Placing Shares to trading on AIM.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
Gordon Dadds Group plc
Adrian Biles, Chief Executive Officer
Christopher Yates, Chief Financial Officer

Via Portland
Arden Partners plc
Nominated Adviser and sole broker to the Company
John Llewellyn-Lloyd / Ciaran Walsh / Alex Penney – Corporate Finance
Fraser Marshall – Head of Equities
+44 (0) 20 7614 5900

Portland Communications
Steffan Williams
Simon Hamer
+44 (0) 20 7554 1789
Email: gordondadds@portland-communications.com

EUROPEAN OPENING CALLS 24/1/19

YESTERDAY – FTSE -58 points (-0.85%) at 6842, DAX -0.17% at 11071, CAC -0.15% at 4840 – FTSE eases on stronger pound – $1.3010 and BREXIT uncertainty

DJIA – +171 points +0.70% – 24575, S&P 500 +0.22% at 2638 & NASDAQ +0.08% at 7025 U.S. stocks shrugged off a midday sell-off to finish mostly higher on Wednesday, as investors weighed a round of solid corporate earnings with ongoing uncertainty surrounding the U.S.-China trade talks

TODAY – +0.38% ASX at 5865, Shanghai +0.54% at 2594, Hang Seng +0.35% at 27101, Nikkei -0.09% at 20574 – Asian markets mostly rise after reassuring earnings on Street of Dreams

Bonds – Japan 0.001%, Germany 0.23%, France 0.64%, Spain 1.31%, UK 1.33%, Portugal 1.71%, US 2.74%, Italy 2.75%, Greece 4.14%

Cable $1.3071, €/£0.8706, €/$1.1380, $/Y109.67– Gold $1281.20– Nymex $52.38 Brent $60.87 

UK companies posting results and trading statements this week Thursday – DMGT, Anglo-American, CMC Markets, Countryside Properties, Fever Tree, Kaz Minerals, St James’s Place, Kier Group, Restaurant Group, Friday – Vodafone, AG Barr, Bonmarche

US companies posting results this week – Thursday – American Airlines, Freeport McMoRan, JetBlue, Bristol Myers Squibb, Intel, Starbucks, Friday – DR Horton, Colgate-Palmolive

Economic data posted this week – Thursday – Us PMI Indices, ECB Monetary Policy, Friday – UK Housing and Finance loans, US Durable Goods and New Home Sales

 

European opening calls – FTSE +2 points at 6844, DAX +4 points at 11075, CAC +2 points at 4842, DJIA FUTURES -8 points at 24567.

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YESTERDAY – FTSE -69 points (-0.99%) at 6901, DAX -0.41% at 11090, CAC -0.41% at 4847 – China GDP worries hit European equities

DJIA – -301 points -1.22% – 24404, S&P 500 -1.42% at 2632 & NASDAQ -1.91% at 7020 – trade woes and global growth concerns take their toll

TODAY – -0.26% ASX at 5843, Shanghai -0.10% at 2591, Hang Seng -0.04% at 26994, Nikkei -0.14% at 20577 – Asian markets flat as Japan posts poor export data.

Bonds – Japan 0.001%, Germany 0.23%, France 0.64%, UK 1.32%, Spain 1.33%, Portugal 1.72%, US 2.74%, Italy 2.78%, Greece 4.10%

Cable $1.2951, €/£0.8776, €/$1.1371, $/Y109.64– Gold $1277.60– Nymex $53.15, Brent $61.73 

UK companies posting results and trading statements this week Tuesday – Wednesday – Joules, Antofagasta, Brewin Dolphin, Burberry, Computacenter, Great Portland Estates, Fresnillo, JD Wetherspoon, WH Smith, Marston’s Petropavlovsk Thursday – DMGT, Anglo-American, CMC Markets, Countryside Properties, Fever Tree, Kaz Minerals, St James’s Place, Kier Group, Restaurant Group, Friday – Vodafone, AG Barr, Bonmarche

US companies posting results this week –Wednesday – Procter & Gamble, Abbotts Labs, Xilinx, Ford, Thursday – American Airlines, Freeport McMoRan, JetBlue, Bristol Myers Squibb, Intel, Starbucks, Friday – DR Horton, Colgate-Palmolive

Economic data posted this week – Wednesday – CBI Industrial Trends, US Consumer Confidence, Thursday – Us PMI Indices, ECB Monetary Policy, Friday – UK Housing and Finance loans, US Durable Goods and New Home Sales

 

European opening calls – FTSE -15 points at 6884, DAX -20 points at 11070, CAC -9 points  at 4838, DJIA FUTURES +68  points at 24472.

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YESTERDAY – FTSE +2 points (+0.03%) at 6970, DAX -0.62% at 11136, CAC -0.17% at 4867 – With New York closed European bourses posted a rather nondescript session.

 

DJIA, S&P 500 & NASDAQ closed yesterday – Martin Luther King Day  

 

TODAY – -0.56% ASX at 5857, Shanghai -0.73% at 2591, Hang Seng -1.01% at 26921, Nikkei -0.64% at 20583 – Asian markets seem to be suffering from inertia as they ruminate over lower Chinese growth, which could affect global growth adversely

Bonds – Japan 0.001%, Germany 0.25%, France 0.66%, UK 1.32%, Spain 1.36%, Portugal 1.74%, Italy 2.78%, US 2.79%, Greece 4.12%

Cable $1.2876, €/£0.8816, €/$1.1355, $/Y109.46– Gold $1277.60– Nymex $53.43, Brent $62.24 

UK companies posting results and trading statements this week – Tuesday – Dixon Carphone, easyJet, IG Group, Cairn Energy, Close Brothers, easyJet, Pets at Home, Wednesday – Joules, Antofagasta, Brewin Dolphin, Burberry, Computacenter, Great Portland Estates, Fresnillo, JD Wetherspoon, WH Smith, Marston’s Petropavlovsk Thursday – DMGT, Anglo-American, CMC Markets, Countryside Properties, Fever Tree, Kaz Minerals, St James’s Place, Kier Group, Restaurant Group,  Friday – Vodafone, AG Barr, Bonmarche

US companies posting results this week – Wednesday – Procter & Gamble, Abbotts Labs, Xilinx, Ford, Thursday – American Airlines, Freeport McMoRan, JetBlue, Bristol Myers Squibb, Intel, Starbucks, Friday – DR Horton, Colgate-Palmolive

Economic data posted this week –  Tuesday – UK wage growth, Unemployment and PSBR, US existing Home Loans, Wednesday – CBI Industrial Trends, US Consumer Confidence, Thursday – Us PMI Indices, ECB Monetary Policy, Friday – UK Housing and Finance loans, US Durable Goods and New Home Sales

 

European opening calls – FTSE -20 points at 6950, DAX -36 points at 11100, CAC -14 points at 4853, DJIA FUTURES   points at 24534.

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