What's in your stock-ings this year?

May be an ideal time for UK stocks

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Richard Knight and Simon Gergel

Richard Knight and Simon Gergel

As the UK heads for its first non-lockdown Christmas in two years, Simon Gergel and Richard Knight go through their festive wish list

Heading into Christmas, the concerns of portfolio managers and parents are once again aligned: Is last year's craze still popular? Did we not already buy one of those? And of course, what is the price? Boys and girls who unwrapped holdings in the FTSE All Share last year, are now sitting on around 14% returns. Sadly, Santa does always seem to be more generous with some children than others. While the UK stock market has only just surpassed its pre-Covid level, the S&P500 did so last August, with its stocking now worth 26% more than it was last December 25. As always though, the best w...

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