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Prabhat Sakya

A former scientist (working at a consumer goods giant, and also at Britain's leading healthcare charity), I now work as a project manager, but my hobby is dabbling in shares, and writing about my investing successes and failures as a Motley Fool freelancer. My favourite topics include contrarian investing, growth shares, company strategy and the realities of everyday investing.

There has never been a better time to buy ITV plc, British Land Co plc and Carillion plc

This is why it could be a great time to buy ITV plc (LON:ITV), British Land Co plc (LON:BLAND) and Carillion plc (LON:CLLN). More »

My investments in China and India are up over 30% this year

Funds in China and India have done surprisingly well in 2016. More »

There has never been a better time to buy EasyJet plc and International Consolidated Airlns Grp SA

After a recent pullback, EasyJet plc (LON:EZJ) and International Consolidated Airlns Grp SA (LON:IAG) look like bargains. More »

How sustainable is Royal Dutch Shell plc’s 6% yield?

Royal Dutch Shell (LON:RDSB) currently one of the best yields around. But it continue to do so? More »

3 housebuilders set to fly

After a correction, these three property firms are likely to resume their growth. More »

Why HSBC Holdings plc could climb 50% in the next year

HSBC Holdings plc (LON:HSBA) has had a tough time of it in recent years. But now could be the time to buy. More »

Are Admiral Group plc and Direct Line Insurance Group plc 2 dividend dynamos?

Insurers Admiral Group plc (LON:ADM) and Direct Line Insurance Group plc (LON:DLG) could be worthy of inclusion in your income portfolio. More »

The FTSE 100, the Bank of England and the Brexit paradox

Economic data and the FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) say that Britain's economy is booming, but according to surveys, there's trouble ahead. Just who is... More »

Why the FTSE 100 may reach its all-time high by year-end

Despite predictions of doom, the FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) has been pushing steadily higher. More »

Tech vs biotech: Is AstraZeneca plc or Apple Inc. the better buy?

Should you invest in biotech giant AstraZeneca plc (LON:AZN) or consumer king Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)? More »

Gold is at a year-long high: will it keep rising?

What explains gold's recent climb? More »

3 post-Brexit picks I’d buy now

Barratt Developments plc (LON:BDEV), Aviva plc (LON:AV) and AstraZeneca plc (LON:AZN) are three candidates for your watch list. More »

Tesco plc, B&M European Value Retail SA and the race to the bottom in retail

Why low-cost retailers like B&M European Value Retail SA (LON:BME) are beating middle market stalwarts like Tesco plc (LON:TSCO). More »

Has Brexit opened up a buying opportunity for Legal and General Group plc?

Does a tumbling share price mean Legal & General Group plc (LON:LGEN) is now a buy? More »

Is it time to buy BAE Systems plc and Rolls-Royce Holding plc ?

A weak pound will help exporters such as BAE Systems plc (LON:BA) and Rolls-Royce Holding plc (LON:RR). More »

5 shares I’d buy right now

BGEO Group plc (LON:BGEO), Taylor Wimpey plc (LON:TW), Shire plc (LON:SHP), Prudential plc (LON:PRU) and National Grid plc (LON:NG) are Prabhat Sakya's five picks... More »

Why Brexit has been good for investors

Brexit means huge disruptive change to this country. Yet investors should be positive. More »

Why HSBC Holdings plc, International Consolidated Airlns Grp SA and Burberry Group plc are my 3 post-Brexit buys

Canny contrarians should consider buying into HSBC Holdings plc (LON:HSBA), International Consolidated Airlns Grp SA (LON:IAG) and Burberry Group plc (LON:BRBY). More »

Are Reckitt Benckiser Group plc, Aviva plc and GVC Holdings plc still ‘buys’ after Brexit?

Reckitt Benckiser Group plc (LON:RB.), Aviva plc (LON:AV) and GVC Holdings plc (LON:GVC) could be three dividend picks for your portfolio. More »

Are Barclays plc and Lloyds Banking Group plc ‘buys’ after Brexit?

The share prices of Barclays plc (LON:BARC) and Lloyds Banking Group plc (LON:LLOY) have taken a battering. Are they now contrarian buys? More »