Tips Round-Up (Premium)
In his ‘Inside the City’ column for the Sunday Times, Sam Chambers started by describing activist short sellers as “financial vigilantes”, who spend months poring over a firm’s books before publishing a “damning dossier”, in a bid to put the kibosh on its share price.
The world is sleepwalking towards a fresh economic and financial crisis that will have devastating consequences for the democratic market system, according to the former Bank of England governor Mervyn King. Lord King, who was in charge at Threadneedle Street during the near-death of the global banking system and deep economic slump a decade ago, said the resistance to new thinking meant a repeat of the chaos of the 2008-09 period was looming. - Guardian.
In his ‘Inside the City’ column for the Sunday Times, Sam Chambers was focussing on retailer Halfords, and its performance since Graham Stapleton took up the firm’s top office.
In his Questor share tips column for the Telegraph, James Ashton reiterated his 'hold' rating on energy giant BP on Sunday, stating the group BP was "well-positioned" as incoming chief executive Bernard Looney began to consider his long-term vision.
Ten Entertainment Group, the UK's second-largest ten-pin bowling chain, looks set to benefit from families trying to pry themselves away from screens and bring themselves together more often, according to the Mail on Sunday's Joanne Hart.