Companies featured: Jimmy Choo, WPP, Carillion, Ibstock,Forterra, Michelmersh Brick, Just Eat, Haydale Graphene
Persimmon's trading update yesterday was received positively by brokers. Also covered: Domino's Pizza; William Hill; access; Arian Silver
Persimmon and Jersey Oil & Gas drew focus, but, otherwise it was a typically August morning in the City.
Deutsche Bank said British American Tobacco remained one of its top picks.
Brokers were obviously impressed with yesterday’s rally in the mining sector as both Credit Suisse and Jefferies upgraded
The car insurer was hammered after interims yesterday disappointed. Also covered: OptiBiotix, Bacnaora Minerals
William Hill is "in play" but probably out of the price range of its current suitors. Also covered: Antofagasta, BHP, Cairn, Shanta Gold
The online food order and delivery service received a boost from the bank, while elsewhere insurance firms were in the spotlight
JP Morgan said the sector has priced in a 5% drop in house prices.
Parkmead, Drax Group, Ladbrokes, and AG Barr feature in Friday's Broker Spotlight.
Includes Randgold, Rio Tinto, Aker Biosciences, Savannah Petroleum, Joules...
An early look at some broker calls on Wednesday - August 10
He reckons the share price fall of 40% in the year so far on concerns about trading, disruption to operations and Brexit is overdone.
UBS upgraded Cairn to ‘buy’ and a 220p price target suggests some 12% upside to Friday's higher share price of 196p.
Heavyweight broker Morgan Stanley is bullish on insurance firm Direct Line today
Liberum has put its recommendation and price target under review following GAME’s pre-close trading update.