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Week ahead: New US adminsitration“s first policies in the spotlight

Fri, 20 January 2017
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Week ahead: New US adminsitration“s first policies in the spotlight

(ShareCast News) - Markets“ focus during the coming week would likely be on the new US president“s first days in office, with some reports indicating that he might be set to move quickly from the 'get-go', with a possible renegotiation of some aspects of the NAFTA treaty likely high on the agenda.


In the UK, the latest public sector finance data referencing the month of December was set for release on Tuesday, followed by the Confederation of British Industry“s Industrial Trends Survey results due out the next day and fourth quarter GDP figures expected on Thursday.

PM“s Question Time in the House of Commons on Wednesday would also be keenly followed.

Stateside, the key data releases were not set for release until the end of the week, with fourth quarter GDP, durable goods figures and the results of the University of Michigan“s latest consumer confidence survey all set for release on Friday.

Also on Friday, ratings agency Moody“s was set to issue its latest evaluation of the UK“s long-term sovereign debt.

Lastly, manufacturing sector purchasing managers' indices from the Eurozone and US were scheduled to be published on Tuesday and the IFO institute“s survey of German business confidence on Wednesday.

Monday 23 January

INTERIM DIVIDEND PAYMENT DATE
Bonmarche Holdings

INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC ANNOUNCEMENTS
Consumer Confidence (EU) (15:00)

EGMS
Datang International Power Generation Co Ltd.

AGMS
easyHotel, Kimberly Enterprises NV

TRADING ANNOUNCEMENTS
Petra Diamonds Ltd.(DI)

FINAL DIVIDEND PAYMENT DATE
Proactis Holdings

Tuesday 24 January

INTERIMS
PZ Cussons

QUARTERLY EX-DIVIDEND DATE
Marsh & Mclennan Cos Inc.

INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC ANNOUNCEMENTS
Existing Home Sales (US) (15:00)
U. of Michigan Confidence (US) (15:00)

FINALS
Benchmark Holdings , Blue Prism Group, Crest Nicholson Holdings, Lakehouse

ANNUAL REPORT
Blue Prism Group

EGMS
Hellenic Telecom Industries SA ADS

AGMS
Baring Emerging Europe, Edinburgh Worldwide Inv Trust, Keystone Inv Trust, Lowland Investment Co, Marston's, Mitchells & Butlers, Standard Life European Private Equity Trust

UK ECONOMIC ANNOUNCEMENTS
Public Sector Net Borrowing (09:30)

FINAL DIVIDEND PAYMENT DATE
Debenhams

Wednesday 25 January

INTERIM DIVIDEND PAYMENT DATE
ICAP, Real Good Food , Zhejiang Expressway Co 'H' Shares

INTERIM EX-DIVIDEND DATE
Tongaat-Hulett Ltd.

QUARTERLY PAYMENT DATE
General Electric Co

INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC ANNOUNCEMENTS
Crude Oil Inventories (US) (15:30)
House Price Index (US) (14:00)
IFO Business Climate (GER) (09:00)
IFO Current Assessment (GER) (09:00)
IFO Expectations (GER) (09:00)
MBA Mortgage Applications (US) (12:00)

EGMS
OPG Power Ventures

AGMS
Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust , Octopus VCT 3, Octopus VCT 4, Patisserie Holdings , Polo Resources Ltd. (DI), Renew Holdings, Schroder Asia Pacific Fund

UK ECONOMIC ANNOUNCEMENTS
CBI Industrial Trends Surveys (11:00)

FINAL DIVIDEND PAYMENT DATE
Diploma, Majedie Investments

Thursday 26 January

INTERIMS
Angle, CPL Resources, Rank Group, Renishaw, Sky

INTERIM DIVIDEND PAYMENT DATE
Dairy Crest Group, Hibernia Reit

INTERIM EX-DIVIDEND DATE
NCC Group

QUARTERLY EX-DIVIDEND DATE
APQ Global Limited, City of London Inv Trust, Merchants Trust

INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC ANNOUNCEMENTS
Continuing Claims (US) (13:30)
GFK Consumer Confidence (GER) (07:00)
Initial Jobless Claims (US) (13:30)
New Homes Sales (US) (15:00)
Wholesales Inventories (US) (13:30)

SPECIAL EX-DIVIDEND DATE
Halfords Group

AGMS
Connect Group, Countryside Properties, Equatorial Palm Oil, Euromoney Institutional Investor, Finsbury Growth & Income Trust, Grand Group Investment (DI), Lonmin, MXC Capital, Topps Tiles

TRADING ANNOUNCEMENTS
Anglo American, Daily Mail and General Trust A (Non.V), Great Portland Estates, Kier Group

UK ECONOMIC ANNOUNCEMENTS
BBA Mortgage Lending Figures (09:30)
CBI Distributive Trades Surveys (11:00)
Gross Domestic Product (09:30)
Index of Services (09:30)

FINAL EX-DIVIDEND DATE
Blackrock Frontiers Investment Trust, Blue Capital Global Reinsurance Fund Ltd (DI), Cardiff Property, Elegant Hotels Group , Fenner, Renew Holdings, RWS Holdings, Titon Holdings, Tracsis, Watkin Jones

Friday 27 January

INTERIM DIVIDEND PAYMENT DATE
Aberdeen New Dawn Investment Trust, Auto Trader Group , Burberry Group, Cranswick, Dixons Carphone , Ensor Holdings, Fulcrum Utility Services Ltd. (DI), Latham (James), Livermore Investments Group Ltd., Micro Focus International, Northern 2 VCT, Northern 3 VCT, RPC Group, Speedy Hire, Supergroup

QUARTERLY PAYMENT DATE
BlackRock Income Strategies Trust , Value and Income Trust

INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC ANNOUNCEMENTS
Durable Goods Orders (US) (13:30)
Gross Domestic Product (US) (13:30)
M3 Money Supply (EU) (09:00)
U. of Michigan Confidence (US) (15:00)

Q3
BT Group

FINALS
Kcell Joint Stock Co GDR (Reg S), PJSC Magnit GDR (REG S)

AGMS
Caledonian Trust, Nektan (DI), Treatt

UK ECONOMIC ANNOUNCEMENTS
Nationwide House Price Index (07:00)

FINAL DIVIDEND PAYMENT DATE
Character Group, Inland Homes, Standard Life European Private Equity Trust

NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Sirius XM Holdings Inc 5.29 3.32 23:09
Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc. 302.40 3.19 22:53
Tesla Inc 325.14 2.62 23:08
Nvidia Corp. 141.84 2.59 23:10
O'Reilly Automotive Inc. 248.48 1.90 21:54

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Shire Plc Ads 177.18 -4.13 22:09
Incyte Corp. 134.38 -2.91 22:23
QUALCOMM Inc. 57.52 -1.59 23:08
Activision Blizzard Inc. 58.28 -1.59 23:10
Electronic Arts Inc. 112.13 -1.49 23:04