Listen to our new Money & Markets podcast

Weekly discussions on everything investing from the teams at AJ Bell and Shares magazine

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We’ve launched a weekly podcast to help you understand the markets and manage your investment portfolio.

Co-presented by Laura Suter, AJ Bell’s Personal Finance Analyst, and Daniel Coatsworth, editor of Shares Magazine, 'AJ Bell Money & Markets' is the easy way to stay up to speed with the investing world.

You can download and subscribe to 'AJ Bell Money & Markets' for free by visiting the Apple iTunes Podcast Store, Google Podcasts or Spotify and searching for “AJ Bell”. It's also available on Podbean. Or you can go ahead and listen to each episode below.


The property debate: who had it easier between baby boomers and millennials? Plus Marks & Spencer's huge problem and a top fund manager on the outlook for UK stocks.
Thursday 23 Jan 2020

This week’s podcast chats about getting on the housing ladder and the low number of self-employed people with pension savings. The team also consider the big challenges facing Marks & Spencer as a business and they talk to Laura Foll from Janus Henderson about why she thinks 2020 is looking good to own UK companies.

Presented by AJ Bell’s Personal Finance Analyst Laura Suter and Shares’ Editor Daniel Coatsworth


Investing in all things vegan, a big change to cash savings accounts and the UK funds that have soared since the general election
Thursday 16 Jan 2020

This week’s podcast explores how to invest in vegan-related companies. The team look at proposals to shake up easy access cash interest rates, and they explain why funds that invest in UK smaller companies have shone in the past month.

There is also your usual update on the key movers and shakers on the stock market and the latest topical personal finance news.

Presented by Shares’ Editor Daniel Coatsworth and AJ Bell’s Personal Finance Analyst Laura Suter. This week’s guest is Anna Bowes, co-founder of Savings Champion.


Supermarkets’ Christmas battle, big tech trends, financial New Year’s resolutions and a decade of spending habits
Thursday 09 Jan 2020

This week we’re talking about the latest events on the stock market including how Morrisons and Sainsbury’s reported on Christmas trading and how Greggs is thriving.

Discover fund managers’ favourite places in the tech space and find out how the podcast team got on with their New Year’s financial resolutions. There is also a chat about how our shopping baskets have changed over the past 10 years.

AJ Bell’s Personal Finance Analyst Laura Suter and Shares’ Editor Daniel Coatsworth are joined by Steven Frazer, Shares’ News Editor


The big money and markets events of the year, why Sports Direct has gone all posh and it’s festive quiz time.
Wednesday 18 Dec 2019

The team reflect on the big news affecting savers and investors in 2019 including underperforming fund managers, the rise of ESG, divergent paths in tobacco and how billion-dollar unicorns didn’t all gallop ahead.

Find out why the post-general election rally of UK stocks has gone into reverse and enjoy a lively debate about Sports Direct’s efforts to go upmarket.

Finally don’t miss a fantastic quiz about Neil Woodford’s horse habits and the careers of FTSE 100 bosses among many other topics.

Presented by Shares’ Editor Daniel Coatsworth and AJ Bell’s Personal Finance Analyst Laura Suter. This week’s guest is Russ Mould, Investment Director at AJ Bell.


How the General Election result affects your money and investments
Friday 13 Dec 2019

Listen to our special podcast on how stock markets reacted to the Conservative election victory and what the political party has planned for personal finances and pensions.

AJ Bell Personal Finance Analyst Laura Suter and Shares’ Editor Daniel Coatsworth are joined by Tom Selby, Senior Analyst at AJ Bell.


The big personal finance changes coming to you in 2020, this year’s hot metal and is value investing back in fashion?
Thursday 12 Dec 2019

Discover the latest news on the UK and US stock markets, why palladium’s rally is driving theft of catalytic converters and find out how new rules could impact our wallets next year.

The team also catch up with Investec fund manager Alastair Mundy to learn why he likes banking stocks and for his take on the value investing revival.

Presented by Shares’ Editor Daniel Coatsworth and AJ Bell’s Personal Finance Analyst Laura Suter


Investing in Coca-Cola, M&G’s fund problem, the changing world of property and giving money for Christmas
Friday 06 Dec 2019

The team chat about the latest events on global stock markets, the challenges facing Coca-Cola and why M&G has suspended dealing in one of its funds.

They also bring in a property expert to explain how commercial landlords are coping with struggling tenants and why there are still bright spots in the property market.

Presented by AJ Bell’s Personal Finance Analyst Laura Suter and Shares’ Editor Daniel Coatsworth. This week’s guest is James Woodard, a director at property consultant Hartnell Taylor Cook.


Using a Lifetime ISA to help buy a house, the great fund liquidity debate and clampdown on mini bonds
Friday 29 Nov 2019

This week the team answer your first-time buyer questions and how to get more from Lifetime ISAs. They talk about whether you should be worried about liquidity in investment funds and why you may see fewer adverts for mini bonds. There is also an update on the UK and US stock markets and a look at the key movers and shakers.
 
Presented by Shares’ Editor Daniel Coatsworth and AJ Bell’s Personal Finance Analyst Laura Suter. This week’s guest is Ryan Hughes from AJ Bell’s investment team.


NHS pension breakthrough, best and worst performing retail shares, Fevertree’s ups and downs, VCT season and the National Lottery’s big birthday
Thursday 21 Nov 2019

The podcast explains why doctors are smiling about their pensions, how investors could have made or lost a lot of money on retailers, and why Fevertree’s shares have just experienced a very unusual movement.

The team also explain why venture capital trusts are growing in popularity and they celebrate 25 years of the National Lottery.

AJ Bell Personal Finance Analyst Laura Suter and Shares’ Editor Daniel Coatsworth are joined by Tom Selby, Senior Analyst at AJ Bell.


Investing in gold, betting on stocks, the Singles Day and Black Friday phenomena, and solving money problems with a financial life coach
Thursday 14 Nov 2019

Dan and Laura discuss how investors have piled into gold tracker funds, only for the metal price to then drop. They also examine a new high-risk way of seeking turbo-charged returns from certain stocks.

The team chat about the phenomena of Singles Day, Black Friday and other major sales events. And don’t miss an interview with financial life coach Simonne Gnessen about the benefits of talking about money.

Presented by Shares’ Editor Daniel Coatsworth and AJ Bell’s Personal Finance Analyst Laura Suter


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