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Adrian Sykes

Capitalism – a vacuum waiting to be filled
Economy

Capitalism – a vacuum waiting to be filled

The old forms of capitalism have proved to be useless at dealing with the problems currently afflicting the developed world, says Adrian Sykes. We nee…
3 Feb 2016
You don’t need to worry about a Greek exit – bring it on
Economy

You don’t need to worry about a Greek exit – bring it on

Don’t worry about Greece leaving the euro, says Adrian Sykes. It would be good for Greece, and good for Europe.
22 Jun 2015
Why I’m still a big buyer of Lloyds Bank shares
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Why I’m still a big buyer of Lloyds Bank shares

No other large British company offers such future value with so little risk as Lloyds Bank, says Adrian Sykes.
6 Jun 2015
Election 2015: the aftermath
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Election 2015: the aftermath

Adrian Sykes surveys the highs and lows, as well as the winners and losers, from the wreckage that was last night's dramatic election.
8 May 2015
Election 2015: it’s indecision time
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Election 2015: it’s indecision time

Adrian Sykes takes one final look at the opinion polls, odds and spreads as he tries to make sense out of the election.
7 May 2015
Election 2015: the end of the line – my election-eve prediction
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Election 2015: the end of the line – my election-eve prediction

Election pundit Adrian Sykes gives his final prediction before the polls open.
6 May 2015
Election 2015: I still think Cameron will win this week
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Election 2015: I still think Cameron will win this week

Adrian Sykes is still convinced that David Cameron will be the one making the Queen's speech on 27 May. Here, he outlines his latest election predicti…
4 May 2015
Election 2015: the final debate – the bookies’ verdict is in
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Election 2015: the final debate – the bookies’ verdict is in

Markets are starting to suggest that the election race is all over, says Adrian Sykes.
1 May 2015
Election 2015: is a Tory surge coming? The bookies don’t yet think so
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Election 2015: is a Tory surge coming? The bookies don’t yet think so

The latest Ashcroft poll shows what looks like a surge for the Tories, says Adrian Sykes. But the bookies and spread betting don't reflect that.
28 Apr 2015
Election 2015: forget the Tory wobble – Cameron can still win
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Election 2015: forget the Tory wobble – Cameron can still win

Adrian Sykes explains why he still believes that David Cameron will bluff his way through the election and back in to 10 Downing Street.
27 Apr 2015
Election 2015: Why the Tories could surprise us all in Scotland
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Election 2015: Why the Tories could surprise us all in Scotland

Adrian Sykes's forecast that the Tories will win five seats in Scotland has been met with some surprise, Here, he explains what's behind his thinking.
22 Apr 2015
Election 2015: it’s what the bookies say that really matters
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Election 2015: it’s what the bookies say that really matters

With the political polls all but indecipherable, Adrian Sykes looks at the odds and spreads from the bookies, which tell of important developments.
21 Apr 2015
Election 2015: The Tories are losing ground, but still look likely to hang on to power
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Election 2015: The Tories are losing ground, but still look likely to hang on to power

The election race is still extremely tight. But Adrian Sykes is sticking to his view that the Tories will cling on to power despite their ‘lacklustre’…
18 Apr 2015
Election 2015: why a bet on Lloyds could be the best way to play it
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Election 2015: why a bet on Lloyds could be the best way to play it

Buying shares in Lloyds Bank could be one of the best pre-election investments you can make, says Adrian Sykes – regardless of the outcome on the big …
11 Apr 2015
Election 2015: Why David Cameron will remain as prime minister
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Election 2015: Why David Cameron will remain as prime minister

Electoral arithmetic suggests that a Conservative-led coalition will still be in power after the general election. Adrian Sykes explains why.
8 Apr 2015
Election 2015: Fancy a punt on the election? Look to Aberdeen
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Election 2015: Fancy a punt on the election? Look to Aberdeen

Who's the favourite to win May's general election? Just look to the bookies. Adrian Sykes has spotted an interesting punt for political spread betters…
31 Mar 2015