The FTSE 100 has stabilised following the wobble it experienced just under a fortnight ago. But investor appetite for UK shares hasn’t exactly roared back into life. Concerns over the Covid-19 crisis, and what this means for the British (and indeed world) economy remain high.
I don’t plan to stop buying FTSE 100 stocks though. There are plenty of blue-chip UK shares I think will provide big long-term returns regardless of any hiccups in the fight against Covid-19. In fact I’m lining up some top Footsie stocks to buy in August.
A high-risk FTSE 100 share
I’m still not convinced to buy shares in British Land Company (LSE: BLND) in August, however. The high street remains under extreme pressure due to lingering fears over infections and the rise of e-commerce. A British Retail Consortium study has shown that one in seven shops in Britain now lies vacant, a worrying statistic … Read more