- M&S set to capitalise on gains made by food business
- Shell continues to throw off cash
It’s difficult to look at brokers’ predictions for the year ahead without a sense of déjà vu creeping in, given that the same assumptions about a recovery from coronavirus disruptions are being made once again this year.
But 2022 is not exactly the same as 2021. The now-dominant Omicron strain appears to be milder than earlier versions, and the Conservative party looks unwilling to tolerate much in the way of further restrictions. That could mean lockdowns are a thing of the past, according to FinnCap’s head of research, Raymond Graves.