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UK Daily Hotline 
5 December 2014             By S Gale, Analyst
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
UK Index Summary
 CloseVolume1 day ChangeP&F TrendStop
FTSE 100 6679.37729.3m-37.26-0.6% Bear 2 Oct 2014 6950.00
FTSE 250 15840.5294.0m+28.96+0.2% Bull 29 Oct 2014 15650.00
FTSE SmallCap Index 4351.1974.7m+6.88+0.2% Bear 14 Apr 2014 4500.00
FTSE All Share 3573.471,075.7m-15.20-0.4% Bear 23 Sep 2014 3680.00
Closing prices through Thu Dec 4, 2014
The UK markets open higher this morning

The UK markets continued to consolidate yesterday but recover this morning, with the FTSE 250 rallying to test the top of the range at 16,000.

Stock Action
We highlight BTG as a possible profit take as it features on our Key Day Reversal signal scanner, failing to make new highs while appearing overextended to the upside. We note support at 755 and 730 for re-buying opportunities.

We highlight Victrex as it confirms its medium term price and relative bases with a breakout to new short term highs.

Portfolio Update
We close our long position in United Business Media as it encounters medium term price and relative downtrends at its 200-day MA and begins to unwind from overbought.

We highlight our short position in GlaxoSmithKline as it also encounters medium term price and relative downtrends at 1,500 and the 200-day MA.

Chart of the day: LRD
We highlight Laird Group as it reasserts medium term price and relative uptrends.

Portfolio
UK Equity Trading (long/short) Longs
Date Stock Code Type Open Price Current Price % P&L Stop Comment
11 Aug 2014 Reed Elsevier PLCREL Long 955.5 1094 +14.50%920
15 Sep 2014 Catlin Group LtdCGL Long 508.5 558.5 +9.83%480
16 Sep 2014 Hiscox PLCHSX Long 638 702 +10.03%600
6 Oct 2014 Melrose PLCMRO Long 252.2 254.5 +0.91%235
21 Oct 2014 Direct Line Insurance Group PLCDLG Long 271.1 290.7 +7.23%255
4 Nov 2014 Man Group PLCEMG Long 129.8 146.3 +12.71%122
10 Nov 2014 Barratt Developments PLCBDEV Long 420.1 469.3 +11.71%396
11 Nov 2014 Babcock International GroupBAB Long 1104 1131 +2.45%1020
11 Nov 2014 Legal & General Group PLCLGEN Long 241 244.9 +1.62%228
14 Nov 2014 Capital & Counties Properties PLCCAPC Long 356.8 369.5 +3.56%337
14 Nov 2014 Barclays PLCBARC Long 232 242.65 +4.59%215
24 Nov 2014 Cable & Wireless CommunicationsCWC Long 48.58 49.56 +2.02%46
24 Nov 2014 Beazley Group PLCBEZ Long 269.1 274.3 +1.93%255
25 Nov 2014 Supergroup PlcSGP Long 865 868.5 +0.40%795
UK Equity Trading (long/short) Shorts
Date Stock Code Type Open Price Current Price % P&L Stop Comment
1 Sep 2014 GlaxoSmithKline PLCGSK Short 1460 1461 -0.07%1540
6 Nov 2014 RSARSA Short 460.1 451.9 +1.78%490
11 Nov 2014 Hargreaves LansdownHL/ Short 1020 993.5 +2.60%1100
12 Nov 2014 Capita Group PLCCPI Short 1048 1047 +0.10%1100
13 Nov 2014 Mitie Group PLCMTO Short 292.6 280.3 +4.20%306
14 Nov 2014 De La Rue PLCDLAR Short 552.5 512.5 +7.24%591
14 Nov 2014 Michael Page International PLCMPI Short 394.3 411.6 -4.39%415
17 Nov 2014 AstraZenecaAZN Short 4596.5 4699 -2.23%4800
18 Nov 2014 Regus Group PLCRGU Short 192.4 197.5 -2.65%202
18 Nov 2014 Ultra Electronics Holdings PLCULE Short 1759 1763 -0.23%1830
19 Nov 2014 Rio Tinto PLCRIO Short 2942 2933.5 +0.29%3085
26 Nov 2014 GKN PLCGKN Short 336.9 345.5 -2.55%355
27 Nov 2014 Amec Foster Wheeler PLCAMFW Short 995 895.5 +10.00%1055
28 Nov 2014 Aveva Group PLCAVV Short 1445 1410 +2.42%1580
28 Nov 2014 Ashtead Group PlcAHT Short 1054 1080 -2.47%1100
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