... According to the Stock Market Almanac, general retailers in the UK have tended to be weak in December along with banks and fixed line telecommunications. FTSE 350 sectors that are strong in the last month of the year are electronic and electrical equipment, construction and materials, and media. It also said that while December has been a good month for capital gains, it’s the worst month for income investors with only five FTSE 100 companies paying interim or final dividend payments in the month.
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