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Simon Rose

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Bunzl, WPP, Dixons Carphone and bank dividends

Simon Rose
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The Week That Was and The Week Ahead

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Bunzl, WPP, Dixons Carphone and bank dividends
Graham Spooner of The Share Centre looks back at recent news from Bunzl, one of the beneficiaries of the pandemic, WPP and Dixons Carphone, which has benefitted from the success of its online business. With little company news to look ahead to as the holidays approach, Graham discusses the latest on banks paying dividends and on how the market is still prone to reacting to the latest news on the Brexit talks.
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Graham Spooner


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Simon Rose

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Markets, Ashtead, Ferguson, Ocado & BAT

Simon Rose
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The Week That Was and The Week Ahead

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Markets, Ashtead, Ferguson, Ocado & BAT
Ian Forrest of The Share Centre looks at the factors that have been affecting the stock market this week. He analyses recent news from Ashtead and Ferguson, both heavily dependent upon the US, as well as BAT, with its high yield, and Ocado, one of the big beneficiaries of the pandemic. Looking ahead, he tells us what we might expect from Dixons Carphone.
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Ian Forrest


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Simon Rose

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Topps Tiles, Iomart, AJ Bell & Xmas books

Simon Rose
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The Week That Was and The Week Ahead

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Topps Tiles, Iomart, AJ Bell & Xmas books
Investment research analyst Helal Miah of The Share Centre looks at recent news from Topps Tiles, Iomart and AJ Bell and looks ahead to what we might expect from British American Tobacco, Rolls-Royce and Ocado. Simon Rose recommends two books for Christmas that might appeal to those interested in investment and economics: Investing for Growth by fund manager Terry Smith and Daylight Robbery: How Tax Shaped Our Past And Will Change Our Future by commentator/comedian Dominic Frisby.
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Helal Miah


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Simon Rose

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Reaction to the Spending Review and rotation into value

Simon Rose
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The Week That Was and The Week Ahead

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Reaction to the Spending Review and rotation into value
Joe Healey of The Share Centre looks at the recent state of the stock market, both in the UK and the US, where retail investors have been seen again in strength. With markets having to digest the latest news on vaccines and the return of the tier system as well as Rishi Sunak's Spending Review, Joe discussions the rotation into value stocks. Discussing why investors need to consider if the pandemic's effects are just a blip or permanent for individual sectors, he highlights why financials might be worth looking at again.
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Joe Healey


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Simon Rose

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: The Covid rally, Persimmon, Burberry and L&G

Simon Rose
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The Week That Was and The Week Ahead

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: The Covid rally, Persimmon, Burberry and L&G
Graham Spooner of The Share Centre discusses this week's Covid market rally before turning his attention to recent company news from Persimmon, Burberry and Legal & General. Looking ahead, he suggests what we might expect from SSE, Experian and Imperial Brands.
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Graham Spooner


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Simon Rose

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: M&S, Sainsbury's, AstraZeneca & Ass Brit Food

Simon Rose
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The Week That Was and The Week Ahead

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: M&S, Sainsbury's, AstraZeneca & Ass Brit Food
Helal Miah of The Share Centre looks at recent news from Marks & Spencer, Sainsbury's, AstraZeneca and Associated British Foods, all affected in different ways by the pandemic. He looks ahead to what might be expected from Burberry, B&M and house builders Persimmon and Taylor Wimpey.
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Helal Miah


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Simon Rose

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Next, Lloyds & BP

Simon Rose
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The Week That Was and The Week Ahead

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Next, Lloyds & BP
Joe Healey, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, looks at recent news from companies in three very different areas - Next, Lloyds & BP. He dissects the numbers and explains how they have been affected by the pandemic. Looking ahead, he points out what we might expected from Associated British Foods (owners of Primark), Sainsbury's and D S Smith.
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Joe Healey


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Simon Rose

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Bunzl, Dunelm and Pearson

Simon Rose
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The Week That Was and The Week Ahead

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Bunzl, Dunelm and Pearson
Graham Spooner, Investment Research Analyst at The Share Centre, looks at recent news from Bunzl, Dunelm and Pearson and explains how the pandemic has been affecting their business. With uncertainty stalking the market as Covid's impact is on the rise again, he explains what we might expect when we hear soon from Barclays, RELX, Reckitt and International Continental Hotels.
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Graham Spooner


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Simon Rose

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Tesco, Restaurant Group, Robert Walters & CMC Markets

Simon Rose
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The Week That Was and The Week Ahead

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Tesco, Restaurant Group, Robert Walters & CMC Markets
Helal Miah of The Share Centre looks at recent news from supermarket chain Tesco, Restaurant Group - owners of Frankie & Benny's, Garfunkel's & Wagamama – recruitment group Robert Walters and CMC Markets, one of the big winners of the past few months. Looking ahead, he explains what might be expected from Barratt Developments, Just Eat and ASOS.
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Helal Miah


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Simon Rose

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Diageo, Boohoo & Rolls-Royce

Simon Rose
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The Week That Was and The Week Ahead

The Week That Was And The Week Ahead: Diageo, Boohoo & Rolls-Royce
Joe Healey of The Share Centre casts his eye over recent news from Diageo, Boohoo and Rolls-Royce, all affected in different ways and to different degrees by the effects of the pandemic. Looking ahead, he considers what might be expected when we hear fro Tesco and imperial Brands.
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Joe Healey


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