Hi @Eadwig, Was not aware of the WTO issue and when I googled it I did see that 20 countries are saying that there will need to be agreement about how much of the EU WTO quotas the UK gets - clearly a source of dispute. Didnt see anything about NI though ?.
Yes I saw that you’re AIM winner was making further big gains yesterday, but partially offset by a big fall in your pawnbrokers I suspect ?. But thats the peril/advantage of penny stocks isnt it. Mind you my portfolio got whacked a bit by Aviva dropping 5% after an RNS that they issued “to dispel market speculation”. Seems to me to have done exactly the reverse, but anyway - its recovering well today and I have recovered yesterdays losses this morning.
I’ve only got 5 single stocks left now having dumped my GSK in favour of the MRCH IT (as I figured GSK hasnt got much further to run with a rising GBP and the yield was down to 4.6%. MRCH is 5.2% and diversified obviously.). Events like this make me wish I didnt hold any TBH.
HSBA making a good comeback today, up 1.4% as I write this. Confess I am a bit concerned about the impact on them of the Hong Kong riots etc. A lot of their profits come from there I think, Standard Chartered the same - though I dont hold those (well only their prefs).
Completed my experiments with Sky Mobile over the weekend. Actually coverage and raw speed performance at home are slightly worse that with my previous provider Virgin Mobile - but that said I have no problems with browsing or streaming HD video. No lags or buffering. And for no extra cost I get twice the data, the ability to keep all unused data for 3 years and share it with my wife, ability to watch my Sky TV on mobile or iPad without using any of my data allowance and tethering (which Virgin never had) allowing me to use my mobile phone as a 4G router for my iPad. So on balance I am more than happy with the switch.