Betfair gets an upgrade to buy from hold from Deutsche Bank, which raised its price target to 4,200p.
Hays, Michael Page, SThree, Esure, Anglo-American, BG Group and Halma
Also covered: BHP Billiton, Centaur Media, Kingfisher, Reckitt Benckiser
Companies covered: Dixons Carphone, Gemfields, Home Retail Group, Ironveld, Mothercare
ICAP, Diageo, IMI, Jimmy Choo and Easyjet are in Friday's broker spotlight
Update: Comment added on Bezant and Galileo.
Berenberg pumps up cycle and car parts firm Halfords (LON:HFD) today, upgrading the shares to 'hold' from 'sell'. The German bank however clips back the target price on the retailer to 375p from 430p.
Pearson, Weir, Sirius Minerals, AdEPT Telecom also feature
AstraZeneca, Premier Oil, Man Group, and Genus are in the broker spotlight on Thursday
Update - additional companies covered: Gemfields, Stratex International
A company owned by one of Russia's richest men become a significant shareholder in Petropavlovsk.
BHP and Vale were in the brokers' spotlight today following last week's dam disaster...