The Sunday Times's Robert Watts thinks readers should be shares of Mitchells & Butlers.
Activist investor Cevian Capital has taken out a stake in Vodafone Group and is understood to have held talks in recent weeks regarding ways for the company to improve its performance. Cevian could push Vodafone to sell some of its assets around the world, strengthen key business lines or buy back shares, Bloomberg reported. Rumours regarding the outfit's vulnerability to a take over were already swirling last week with private equity outfits said to be circling.
Wall Street stocks recorded solid gains on Friday as a rollercoaster week for major indices drew to a close.
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