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UK Daily Hotline 
16 March 2015             By S Gale, Analyst
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
UK Index Summary
 CloseVolume1 day ChangeP&F TrendStop
FTSE 100 6740.58732.3m-20.49-0.3% Bull 20 Jan 2015 6250.00
FTSE 250 17109.5449.2m+48.34+0.3% Bear 10 Mar 2015 17400.00
FTSE SmallCap Index 4537.0174.9m+10.79+0.2% Bull 2 Jan 2015 4200.00
FTSE All Share 3648.241,256.5m-7.04-0.2% Bull 20 Jan 2015 3600.00
Closing prices through Fri Mar 13, 2015

The UK markets open higher this morning

The FTSE 100 and 250 rally this morning, but the FTSE 100 remains below resistance at 6,800 while the FTSE 250 continues to reassert its uptrend.

Stock Action

We highlight Halma as it reasserts its price and relative uptrends on bullish volume.

We highlight FirstGroup as it tests medium term price and relative support at 100. It features on our P&F Breakout scanner. However, we note further support at 90.

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Portfolio Update

We close our short position in Jardine Lloyd Thompson as it breaks short term resistance at 1,000 to test its medium term downtrend.

We close our short position in AstraZeneca as it corrects from oversold and rallies from the bottom of the relative range.

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Chart of the day: MGGT

We highlight Meggitt as it tests the top of the price range and makes a new relative high.

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Portfolio
UK Equity Trading (long/short) Longs
Date Stock Code Type Open Price Current Price % P&L Target Stop
8 Jan 2015 Vodafone Group PLCVOD Long 225.75 218.95 -3.01%260 206
12 Jan 2015 G4S PLCGFS Long 275 292.4 +6.33%300 265
13 Jan 2015 QinetiQQQ/ Long 188.8 199.3 +5.56%230 178
15 Jan 2015 Prudential PLCPRU Long 1515.5 1670 +10.19%1700 1410
22 Jan 2015 LadbrokesLAD Long 117.3 113 -3.67%139 106
23 Jan 2015 Beazley Group PLCBEZ Long 290.8 286 -1.65%330 270
28 Jan 2015 Greencore Group PLCGNC Long 300 324.2 +8.07%350 266
2 Feb 2015 ITV PLCITV Long 221.6 250.8 +13.18%250 206
4 Feb 2015 Inchcape PLCINCH Long 722 779 +7.89%800 690
5 Feb 2015 GlaxoSmithKline PLCGSK Long 1500.5 1560 +3.97%1700 1425
5 Feb 2015 Intertek Group PLCITRK Long 2452 2549 +3.96%2800 2250
17 Feb 2015 Lloyds Banking Group PLCLLOY Long 77.03 79 +2.56%87 73
19 Feb 2015 Dixons Carphone PLCDC/ Long 441.6 426.7 -3.37%500 410
2 Mar 2015 Signet Group PLCSIG Long 7967 8341 +4.69%8700 7500
4 Mar 2015 Victrex PLCVCT Long 1886 1884 -0.11%2200 1800
11 Mar 2015 Whitbread PLCWTB Long 5200 5335 +2.60%6000 4960
11 Mar 2015 Halma PLCHLMA Long 695 713 +2.59%800 645
12 Mar 2015 Compass Group PLCCPG Long 1157 1167 +0.86%1300 1100
12 Mar 2015 Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLCHIK Long 2355 2231 -5.27%2800 2185
UK Equity Trading (long/short) Shorts
Date Stock Code Type Open Price Current Price % P&L Target Stop
23 Jan 2015 Croda International PLCCRDA Short 2740 2732 +0.29%2500 2850
26 Jan 2015 Halfords Group PLCHFD Short 446.9 451.7 -1.07%350 475
4 Feb 2015 BHP Billiton PLCBLT Short 1527 1389.5 +9.00%1250 1700
9 Feb 2015 Ocado Group PLCOCDO Short 390 388.5 +0.38%300 420
10 Feb 2015 BG Group PLCBG/ Short 934.3 812.6 +13.03%800 1025
16 Feb 2015 Intercontinental Hotels GroupIHG Short 2588 2639 -1.97%2200 2700
17 Feb 2015 BHP Billiton PLCBLT Short 1587.5 1389.5 +12.47%1250 1700
19 Feb 2015 BG Group PLCBG/ Short 951.5 812.6 +14.60%800 1025
19 Feb 2015 Drax GroupDRX Short 403.1 377.3 +6.40%350 430
19 Feb 2015 Smiths Group PLCSMIN Short 1186 1163 +1.94%1050 1250
24 Feb 2015 Associated British Foods PLCABF Short 3009 2984 +0.83%2600 3180
2 Mar 2015 Ashmore Group PLCASHM Short 298.6 287 +3.88%250 320
2 Mar 2015 Mitie Group PLCMTO Short 299 296.7 +0.77%265 311
4 Mar 2015 Cobham PLCCOB Short 333 320.4 +3.78%285 345
6 Mar 2015 Easyjet PLCEZJ Short 1680 1731 -3.04%1250 1830
9 Mar 2015 Balfour Beatty PLCBBY Short 239.2 227.4 +4.93%200 253
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