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UK Daily Hotline 
19 August 2014             By S Gale, Analyst
UK Index Summary
 CloseVolume1 day ChangeP&F TrendStop
FTSE 100 6741.25554.1m+52.17+0.8% Bear 6 Aug 2014 6850.00
FTSE 250 15796.4191.0m+128.56+0.8% Bull 11 Aug 2014 15050.00
FTSE SmallCap Index 4411.341.7m+11.58+0.3% Bear 14 Apr 2014 4525.00
FTSE All Share 3602.51778.3m+29.33+0.8% Bear 10 Jul 2014 3660.00
Closing prices through Mon Aug 18, 2014

The UK markets open higher...

The FTSE 100 extends its rally above 6,700 towards resistance at 6,750/6,760 and 6,820 from its late July peak.

Stock Action

We highlight Associated British Foods after it found support at its 200-day MA and now corrects from oversold into its 50-day MA.

We show Informa as it forms a potential base on bullish VAD having found support at the 50-day MA.
Portfolio Update

We show our long position in Tullow Oil as it fails to make a new low having become deeply oversold; we anticipate a correction soon.

We highlight our long position in Capita Group as it reasserts medium term price and relative uptrends.
Chart of the day: BRSN

We highlight Berendsen as it breaks to new short term highs with bullish VAD divergence to reassert price and relative uptrends. 

UK Equity Trading (long/short) Longs
Date Stock Code Type Open Price Current Price % P&L Stop Comment
22 Apr 2014 Daily Mail & General TrustDMGT Long 837 858 +2.51%785
28 Apr 2014 Unilever PLCULVR Long 2615 2609 -0.23%2515
28 May 2014 Rolls-Royce Group PLCRR/ Long 1016 1054 +3.74%980
29 May 2014 William Hill PLCWMH Long 355.2 351.1 -1.15%320
18 Jun 2014 Capita Group PLCCPI Long 1151 1212 +5.30%1120
26 Jun 2014 Vodafone Group PLCVOD Long 194.25 200 +2.96%188
2 Jul 2014 Antofagasta PLCANTO Long 781.5 811 +3.77%735
11 Jul 2014 Capital & Counties Properties PLCCAPC Long 329.1 339.8 +3.25%310
18 Jul 2014 Centrica PLCCNA Long 311.2 314.5 +1.06%299
29 Jul 2014 Next PLCNXT Long 6690 6910 +3.29%6150
30 Jul 2014 Soco International PLCSIA Long 431 442.9 +2.76%398
5 Aug 2014 Mitchells & Butlers PLCMAB Long 380.4 410.1 +7.81%365
6 Aug 2014 Tullow Oil PLCTLW Long 728.5 710.5 -2.47%675
6 Aug 2014 Spectris PLCSXS Long 1930 2024 +4.87%1840
8 Aug 2014 Booker Group PlcBOK Long 129.2 134 +3.72%120
11 Aug 2014 Reed Elsevier PLCREL Long 955.5 970.5 +1.57%905
11 Aug 2014 Smith (DS) PLCSMDS Long 274.2 273.6 -0.22%255
12 Aug 2014 Trinity Mirror PLCTNI Long 187.25 195 +4.14%175
14 Aug 2014 Domino's Pizza UK & IrlDOM Long 580 589.5 +1.64%525
UK Equity Trading (long/short) Shorts
Date Stock Code Type Open Price Current Price % P&L Stop Comment
9 May 2014 John Wood Group PLCWG/ Short 770 751.5 +2.40%820
2 Jun 2014 Close Brothers Group PLCCBG Short 1296 1290 +0.46%1380
4 Jul 2014 Sage Group PLCSGE Short 386.1 396.8 -2.77%400
8 Jul 2014 International Personal Finance PlcIPF Short 570 515 +9.65%600
9 Jul 2014 Aviva PLCAV/ Short 493.9 509 -3.06%530
15 Jul 2014 Provident Financial PLCPFG Short 2130 2075 +2.58%2220
25 Jul 2014 Diageo PLCDGE Short 1797.5 1751.5 +2.56%1750
25 Jul 2014 United Business Media PLCUBM Short 634 635 -0.16%665
29 Jul 2014 Intermediate Capital GroupICP Short 416.3 402.1 +3.41%432
1 Aug 2014 Spirent PLCSPT Short 98.65 100 -1.37%106
12 Aug 2014 Serco Group PLCSRP Short 330.5 316.2 +4.33%360
15 Aug 2014 Firstgroup PLCFGP Short 118.1 118.6 -0.42%125
15 Aug 2014 Investec PLCINVP Short 521 523.5 -0.48%545
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