Money & Markets podcast

Providing information to help you understand the markets, manage your portfolio and deal with your personal finances.

Money & Markets

Presented by Laura Suter, AJ Bell’s Head of Personal Finance; Daniel Coatsworth, editor of Shares Magazine; and Danni Hewson, AJ Bell's Financial Analyst, the 'AJ Bell Money & Markets' podcast 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.

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Bitcoin frenzy, Brexit boost for UK stock, what to do with lockdown savings, and the billion-pound IPOs

It’s the two B’s this week on the podcast – bitcoin and Brexit – as we explain why the cryptocurrency is winning new fans and how the trade deal has given a... Read more

Money & Markets Podcast | Thu, 14/01/2021 - 13:45

UK, Shares and the stockmarket, Market analysis

Ex-pensions minister Steve Webb on big retirement issues, and the impact on markets from the Brexit trade deal, new lockdown measures and the Georgia runoff election

This week’s podcast features a chat with Steve Webb and Dan Mikulskis from Lane, Clark & Peacock about some of the big issues facing people in... Read more

Money & Markets Podcast | Thu, 07/01/2021 - 09:28

World markets, Shares and the stockmarket, Pensions, Market analysis

Best performing investments in 2020, what’s on investors’ minds for next year and the European fund significantly beating the market

Discover the stocks, funds, ETFs and investment trusts that made investors rich in 2020. Dan runs through the most popular parts of the market and what... Read more

Money & Markets Podcast | Thu, 17/12/2020 - 15:14

World markets, Investment trusts, Market analysis

The investment case for AstraZeneca and Ocado, why governments and regulators are attacking tech firms, and the benefits of a workplace pension

This week’s podcast guest is Tineke Frikkee from Waverton who talks to Dan about why AstraZeneca and Ocado have been such important companies during the... Read more

Money & Markets Podcast | Thu, 10/12/2020 - 14:46

Shares and the stockmarket, Pensions

Why markets already priced in a vaccine approval, stellar gains from AIM stocks in 2020, retail’s latest challenge and dealing with NS&I’s punishing rate cuts

The UK’s status as the first country in the world to approve Pfizer’s Covid vaccine failed to move stock markets on the day of the news. Listen to the... Read more

Money & Markets Podcast | Thu, 03/12/2020 - 09:42

Market analysis

Picking future takeover targets, making sense of Sunak’s Spending Review, stock market optimism and deciding whether to use a Lifetime ISA or SIPP

This week’s guest is Stuart Widdowson, fund manager of Odyssean Investment, who talks to Dan about how four stocks from his portfolio have attracted... Read more

Money & Markets Podcast | Thu, 26/11/2020 - 10:42

Pensions, ISAs

Picking stocks like a pro, investments relevant to the UK’s 2030 ban on new petrol and diesel cars, Tesla in demand again and potential capital gains tax changes

This week’s podcast guest is ex-hedge fund partner Stephen Clapham who shares his wisdom on finding information to help with investment decisions.

... Read more

Money & Markets Podcast | Thu, 19/11/2020 - 08:53

Personal finance, Market analysis

Making sense of the vaccine-inspired market rally, the expert view on investing in India, and the pension manager closing the door on poor ESG-scoring firms

On the podcast this week: how Pfizer’s vaccine news shook up stock markets and triggered the biggest one-day rally in a long time. Dan considers the... Read more

Money & Markets Podcast | Thu, 12/11/2020 - 14:22

Funds, Shares and the stockmarket

What Biden’s victory means for investors

In a special podcast, Dan and Laith look at the market reaction to Joe Biden beating Donald Trump in US Presidential Election.

They consider the... Read more

Money & Markets Podcast | Mon, 09/11/2020 - 11:09

World markets

Election tension triggers wild market swings, new financial support measures for latest lockdown, and Buffett disciple gives inside track on trust setback and new global fund plan

This week’s podcast looks at how markets reacted as the voting results started rolling in for the US Presidential election and how many investors were... Read more

Money & Markets Podcast | Wed, 04/11/2020 - 16:12

UK, Investment trusts