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Halfords: a Covid winner with staying power

Halfords: a Covid winner with staying power

We all knew this day would come. We just didn’t know when. At 11.45 am on 9 November 2020 (or ‘Vaccine Day’ as I hereby declare it) news of the vaccine hit the financial markets. As I was watching Games Workshop (GAW) I saw a spike on the one minute candle accompanied by large volume. I wondered if this was stock specific, so checked some heavily traded blue chips – lo and behold, Vodafone (VOD), Royal Dutch Shell, (RDSB), and International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG), all had the same volume and volatility spike to the upside.

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