Co-working is here to stay, but until it becomes clear when the lockdowns in place around the globe will be lifted, International Workplace Group (IWG) is a "stock to watch" not one to buy, the Sunday Times's Sam Chambers said.
The Sunday Times's Sabah Meddings recommends buying shares of Synairgen arguing that the Covid-19 pandemic may have given the firm a new lease on life.
The Sunday Times's 'Inside the City column' believes that the downdraft in Barratt Developments's shares is overdone.
Tristel will almost certainly benefit from demand for disinfection products amid the growing panic over the coronavirus, the Mail on Sunday's Midas column said.
The US Federal Reserve last night slashed its main interest rate by a full percentage point to near zero and said it would buy huge amounts of government bonds in a drastic bid to protect the US economy from the coronavirus outbreak. The Fed will keep interest rates at rock-bottom “until it is confident that the economy has weathered recent events” it said in an unscheduled statement. The second emergency cut in less than a week brings rates back to the same level as they were in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis.
The Sunday Times's Sabah Meddings told readers that shares of Restaurant Group were best avoided given the issues surrounding its legacy operations.
In an increasingly uncertain world where recession fears are growing, trade tensions persist and economic growth in developed countries remains low, picking up some assets linked to gold makes sense, said the Mail on Sunday's Midas column.
The FTSE 100 yesterday suffered its largest single-day points drop since August 2015 and its biggest percentage decline since January 2016 as the spread of coronavirus outside China triggered an investor flight to safety. London’s leading index closed down 247. 09 points, or 3. 3 per cent, at 7,156. 83, while the pan-European Stoxx 600 dropped 3. 8 per cent, its biggest intraday percentage slump since Britain voted to leave the European Union. - The Times.
In her ‘Inside the City’ column for the Sunday Times, Emma Dunkley was looking at FTSE 250 company Howden Joinery, noting that in the last year its shares had risen 45% to 727. 6p, giving it a market value of £4. 4bn.
In his ‘Inside the City’ column for the Sunday Times, Sam Chambers was looking at “cuddly countryside” clothing brand Joules, and how new chief executive Nick Jones was facing one crisis after another.
Joanne Hart at the Daily Mail said on Saturday that shares in food manufacturing company Bakkavor looked set to increase in price "this year and beyond".
In her ‘Inside the City’ column for the Sunday Times, Jill Treanor wrote that after her appearance at the World Economic Forum in Davos last week, Greta Thunberg’s message should have reached every corner of every boardroom by now.
In her ‘Inside the City’ column for the Sunday Times, Jill Treanor was focussing on bakery chain Greggs, and the 12 months that have passed since it launched it vegan sausage roll.
The Sunday Times' Emma Dunkley stated wealth managers have had a "tough time of late", with the screw being turned on fees, tightened by the rise of tracker funds.
The Telegraph's Robert Stephens said on Sunday that Boris Johnson's election victory had given housebuilder Barratt Developments "reason to cheer" by virtue of eliminating the risk of Labour's "Land for the Many" housing market ideas being implemented.
In his ‘Inside the City’ column for the Sunday Times, Liam Kelly noted an interesting disparity in the way markets treated two housebuilders last week.
In his ‘Inside the City’ column for the Sunday Times, Ben Woods opened by noting a recent tweet from tech darling Elon Musk, who supported a crackdown on short sellers by Japan’s public pension fund this month.
In her ‘Inside the City’ column for the Sunday Times, Sabah Meddings looked at recent changes to how financial advisers earn their commission had led to a change in the service provided by many, leading to a number of providers to outsource their stock-picking on online platforms, and stick to providing retirement planning and “actual advice”.
One of the UK’s biggest property funds, which owns shopping centres across the country, has alarmed investors by banning withdrawals and blaming both Brexit and the retail downturn for its problems. The £2. 5bn M&G Property Portfolio was suspended after “unusually high and sustained outflows” – demand from investors for their money back – prompted by “Brexit-related political uncertainty and ongoing structural shifts in the UK retail sector”. - Guardian.
The Mail on Sunday's Joanne Hart said IG Design tends to come into its own at this time of year - with the company making millions of festive items, including eco-Christmas crackers, wrapping paper, tags, bows and party goodies.