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Manika Premsingh

Manika is an economist, writer and investor. Her investing approach, quite expectedly, is driven from a top-down, macro-economic perspective.

Centrica’s not a write-off. Here’s why I think so.

Utility provider Centrica plc’s (LON: CNA) share price has been in freefall lately on a pessimistic outlook for 2019. But there are positives in... More »

Is the Reckitt Benckiser share price finally low enough to make the stock a bargain for me?

I think there’s a strong case to buy shares of Reckitt Benckiser Group plc (LON: RB) with good growth prospects, despite its legal challenges. More »

3 reasons I would invest £1,000 in this FTSE 100 share

I believe Associated British Foods plc (LON: ABF) is a share worth buying given its diversified business lines, geographical operations and promising potential in... More »

Why I would invest £2k in these two FTSE 100 shares today

I believe shares of big financial services companies like Prudential plc (LON: PRU) and Lloyds Banking Group plc (LON: LLOY) can hold investors in... More »

Why I believe the National Grid share price is far too cheap

I believe National Grid plc’s (LON: NG) recent price slump on re-nationalisation concerns is a good opportunity to invest in a quality stock. More »

Why I think HSBC is a good FTSE 100 share to buy

I see HSBC Holdings plc (LON: HSBA) as a quality financial services company, with a relatively affordable price. More »

I reckon that the Tesco share is a better buy than J Sainsbury today

I think Tesco plc’s (LON: TSCO) shares are a better buy than J Sainsbury plc’s (LON: SBRY) right now as the former's stability trounces... More »

I would buy this FTSE 250 share rather than NEXT any day

Among consumer-focused companies, I think Cineworld Group plc (LON: CINE) makes for a far better investment right now than retail giant NEXT plc (LON:... More »

I wouldn’t miss out on investing in this US-focused FTSE 100 company

CRH plc (LON: CRH) is a geographically diversified FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) construction firm, a good hedge for UK investors in uncertain economic times.... More »

I’d buy Imperial Brands’ shares today, despite its challenges

I think tobacco giant Imperial Brands plc (LON: IMB) is a worthwhile investment with steady financials as it acts as a good hedge against... More »

Why I’d invest £1,000 in BT shares today

Communications major BT Group plc (LON: BT.A) looks like a buy for Manika Premsingh as it starts riding out of trouble. More »

Why I’m convinced this FTSE 100 stock can help to make you rich

Financially healthy and highly diversified, Mondi plc (LON: MNDI) is one company I like as a long-term investment. More »

Even with a run up in price, I would buy this FTSE 100 stock

RELX plc’s (LON: REL) latest results only add to my view that the company’s shares are a must-have in a long-term investment portfolio. More »

Have £1,000 to invest? I’d buy the FTSE 100’s Glencore today

I think Glencore plc (LON: GLEN) is well positioned to shift gears towards cleaner business in the years ahead. More »

I’d buy British American Tobacco today, despite its current difficulties

British American Tobacco plc (LON: BATS) faces an uncertain long-term future, but it will still be standing on solid ground for a while yet.... More »

I believe this beaten down FTSE 250 stock is due for a comeback

Superdry plc (LON: SDRY) has had a particularly poor run at the equity markets in the past months and is due for a bounce-back,... More »

This is 1 FTSE 250 stock I would buy immediately

Retailer JD Sports Fashion plc (LON: JD) is a growing company with good prospects and is currently trading at a discount, making it a... More »

3 reasons I’m convinced GlaxoSmithKline is a great buy

GlaxoSmithKline plc’s (LON:GSK) rising revenues, merger announcement with Pfizer and recent softening in share price make it a worthwhile purchase for the long-term investor. More »

Royal Dutch Shell is a FTSE 100 stock I would buy today

The Royal Dutch Shell plc class B (LON: RDSB) foray into clean energy while maintaining its financial strength should stand it in good stead... More »

3 reasons I would buy rising FTSE 100 stock Ashtead today

Ashtead Group plc (LON: AHT) is a financially healthy FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) company with a large international revenue base, which I think is... More »