In her ‘Inside the City’ column for the Sunday Times, Emma Dunkley wrote that litigation funders were on the receiving end of bad press in recent times, pointing out Neil Woodford-backed Burford Capital as becoming a “cause celebre” after activist investor Muddy Waters published a scathing report on it in August.
Joanne Hart at the Mail on Sunday pointed out that with more people than ever owning pets, consumers were looking to spend more on the furry friends, benefiting companies like Dechra Pharmaceuticals, which makes and sells drugs for animals.
In his Inside the City column for the Sunday Times, Ben Woods said British tech firm Sage was yet another "behemoth" trying to reinvent itself before being dragged "into the corporate graveyard", much like IBM before it.
Robert Stephens at the Telegraph issued British housebuilder Berkeley with a 'buy' rating and £39. 69 price target on Sunday, highlighting that although there could be further issues on the horizon for the market as a whole, the group looked set to benefit from its cycles as it had in the past.
In her ‘Inside the City’ column for the Sunday Times, Emma Dunkley was looking at wealth management firm Rathbone Brothers, describing the £1. 2bn company as a “marauding hunter” in a sector increasingly divided between hunters and prey.
In his ‘Inside the City’ column for the Sunday Times, Sam Chambers was looking at the tough times facing the motor retail industry in Britain - and specifically, the challenges being experienced by the main market’s Pendragon.
While Greggs' vegan sausage rolls make up a mere fraction of the company's total sales, Joanne Hart at the Mail on Sunday said the buzz around the product had certainly encouraged more people to venture into stores, most of which were "pleasantly surprised" with the group's transformation under chief executive Roger Whiteside.
Specialist engineering company MPAC was on track to "grow substantially" over the next few years, according to the Mail on Sunday's Joanne Hart, who called the group "an example of British manufacturing at its best" in her Midas Share Tips column on Sunday.
In his ‘Inside the City’ column for the Sunday Times, Ben Woods was looking at Warrington-based technology company Blue Prism, which was using technology to help automate the repetitive tasks of office workers.
In her ‘Inside the City’ column for the Sunday Times, Emma Dunkley was looking at fund managers - something of a particular focus for many given the ongoing anxiety around Neil Woodford and his flagship equity income fund.
While protein supplements were principally seen as the beverage of choice for muscle-bound gym goers for some time, Sam Chambers at the Times called them "a potential gold mine" on Sunday.
Joanne Hart at the Mail on Sunday expects Urban Logistics shares to continue gaining momentum, highlighting the skills of “dyed-in-the-wool property man” Richard Moffit, with more than 25 years' experience in logistics, buying and selling sites used by companies to move goods around the country.
In his ‘Inside the City’ column for the Sunday Times, Ben Woods was looking at the earnings revolution that is cloud computing, and pointing to Microsoft’s successful pivot under Satya Nadella.
In her ‘Inside the City’ column for the Sunday Times, Emma Dunkley opened by lamenting the state of the challenger bank market, writing that instead of “shaking up” the Big Four, they had instead made an “underwhelming” impact, with Barclays, HSBC, Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds still dominating.
In this weeks edition of the Sunday Times' blog Inside the City, Sam Chambers said that for all the buzz around WeWork, you could be forgiven for thinking the American giant had invented the concept of flexible offices.
In her Midas Share Tips column for the Mail On Sunday, Joanne Hart discussed Marks & Spencer's alignment with Ocado, where M&S agreed to acquire half the online retailer's UK business for up to £750m.
In his ‘Inside the City’ column for The Sunday Times, Ben Woods looked at the effect of Donald Trump’s posturing against Huawei on the chipmaking industry - particularly, wafer semiconductor technology minnow IQE.
In her ‘Inside the City’ column for the Sunday Times, Emma Dunkley mused about how an uncertain economic outlook, low interest rates and increasing competition in the mortgage market was making it an interesting time to be a banker.
JD Sports boss's canny eye and attention to detail has allowed the retailer to vault ahead of competitors but there is more yet to come, especially as regards its push overseas, said the Sunday Times's Sam Chambers in his Inside the City column.
In her ‘Inside the City’ column for the Sunday Times, Rachel Millard took a look at American ex-banker Rusty Hutson, and Diversified Gas & Oil - the producer he had mortgaged his house to get off the ground.