Royal Mail privatisation

The government has sold off half of Royal Mail in the biggest privatisation since the 1980s. We look at whether it's worth buying shares, and if you do, when you should sell.


Company in the news: Royal Mail

Phil Oakley explains what the dramatic collapse of competitor City Link means for Royal Mail.

Everything’s for sale

The underpriced valuation of Royal Mail proves that nothing’s changed in decades, says Merryn Somerset Webb.

Company in the news: Royal Mail Group

Royal Mail shares looked tempting before the float. But, now the shares have risen in price, is it too late to buy? Phil Oakley reports.

Was the Royal Mail sold off too cheaply?

Was the British public betrayed by an overzealous government in the Royal Mail sell-off? Emily Hohler reports.

Royal Mail: Another botched sell-off

As the chaotic privatisation of Royal Mail showed, the government has learnt nothing, says Merryn Somerset Webb.

Royal Mail shares soar to new highs - should you bank profits?

As ‘unconditional trading’ starts in Royal Mail shares, the price has soared to new highs. Ed Bowsher looks at whether you should sell now, or hold on to them.

Should you sell your Royal Mail shares?

Royal Mail shares shot up by almost 40% on Friday. So is it time to take a quick profit, or should you hold on to them? Ed Bowsher investigates.

Royal Mail comes to market

Britain’s biggest privatisation since the 1980s proved a big hit with the public this week.

Shares in focus: Should you buy Royal Mail?

From basketcase to well-run business, Royal Mail is finally going private. Should you buy the shares? Phil Oakley investigates.

Dying business, striking staff – should you really buy Royal Mail?

There are plenty of reasons to avoid buying shares in Royal Mail. But despite all its problems, could it still be worth a punt?

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