Consumer Stocks

Which FTSE travel stocks to buy ahead of major changes in rules?

 Which FTSE travel stocks to buy ahead of major changes in rules?

Highlights  Travel rules in the UK are set to change ahead of October half-term break, which might benefit the listed travel stocks. The number of countries on the red list might also be reduced further from the current number of 62 countr...

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On World Chocolate Day, 5 stocks that could sweeten the deal for you

On World Chocolate Day, 5 stocks that could sweeten the deal for you

Summary The world celebrates the brilliance of the chocolate on 7 July as World Chocolate Day. Chocolate reportedly was discovered in 450 BC and originated first in Mesoamerica. Hotel Chocolat, Camellia, Finsbury Foods, Premier Foods, and Unil...

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Is sports betting legal in the UK? What are the top sports betting stocks?

Is sports betting legal in the UK? What are the top sports betting stocks?

Summary Sports betting in the UK is regulated under the Gambling Act 2005, ensuring fair and transparent laws for everyone in the betting industry. Amid the EURO Championship, the sports betting companies expect high volume bets from the UK an...

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Needle on 3 FTSE 250 hospitality stocks as staff shortage put a brake on the services sector

Needle on 3 FTSE 250 hospitality stocks as staff shortage put a brake on the services sector

The PMI survey by IHS Markit and CIPS found that staff and capacity shortage grappled UK’s service sector in June, as business activities were halted, stalling the reopening boom that the UK was seeing. The Business Activity Index for June w...

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Australia halves international arrival cap due to Delta variant

Australia halves international arrival cap due to Delta variant

Summary Australia has put a cap of 50% on the arrival limit of passengers from 14 July. The step has been implemented to deal with rising cases of more contagious Delta variant of Covid-19. The cap would affect 34,000 Australians waiting to re...

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Spotlight on 5 Travel stocks as the UK and Brussels nears Covid passports deal

Spotlight on 5 Travel stocks as the UK and Brussels nears Covid passports deal

Summary UK citizens can travel to Brussels for the summer holiday after the two countries agreed on the Covid passports deal.  Travellers with negative PCR test or proof that they have been fully vaccinated will not face any restrictio...

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Lens on Rolls Royce, EasyJet and Wizz Air as UK’s green list for travel expands

Lens on Rolls Royce, EasyJet and Wizz Air as UK’s green list for travel expands

Summary Malta, Madeira, Barbados, and Spain's Balearic Islands now added to the green list for travel. Those coming from any of the 16 places named in the list to the UK from 30 June 04:00 onwards will not have to follow quarantine rules. The ...

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2 FTSE Auto stocks in focus as the UK announces new E10 petrol

2 FTSE Auto stocks in focus as the UK announces new E10 petrol

Summary The UK is planning to introduce a lower carbon emitting petrol called the E10 in September, replacing the current standard fuel the E5. E10 has 10 per cent of renewable ethanol, and the rest is unleaded petrol It is expected to reduce ...

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Shareholders on driving seat at Vertu Motors Plc and Cambria Automobile Plc

Shareholders on driving seat at Vertu Motors Plc and Cambria Automobile Plc

Summary Vertu Motors, the fifth-largest automotive retailer in the UK, witnessed shareholders revolt against CEO remuneration resolution.  Cambria Automobiles has urged its shareholders to accept the takeover offer from Cambria Bidco L...

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Average wages for UK pub and restaurant workers surge amid staff shortage

Average wages for UK pub and restaurant workers surge amid staff shortage

Summary The average wages of pubs and restaurant workers rose by up to 14% due to the staff shortage. Greater Manchester and Cheshire topped the rank, reporting the biggest rise in their average wages. The food services and accommodation segme...

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Lens on 2 FTSE Stocks as Food and Drink Exports to EU Almost Halve

Lens on 2 FTSE Stocks as Food and Drink Exports to EU Almost Halve

Summary UK’s food and drink export to the European Union reduced to almost half in the first quarter of 2021. European Union sales reported a fall of 47% as per the Food and Drink Federation data. Cheese sale was hardest hit and reported...

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