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.


Investment scams, stocks and funds that are less exposed to market movements, and the importance of manufacturing data.
Wednesday 06 Feb 2019

This week we look at shocking figures on investment scams, investments that are uncorrelated to the market, why you should pay close attention to PMI data, a surprise outcome for a shopping centre sale, and an ice cream money making scheme.

AJ Bell’s Personal Finance Analyst Laura Suter and Shares’ Editor Daniel Coatsworth are joined this week by Shares’ Senior Reporter Ian Conway.


Behind the scenes of floating AJ Bell on the stock market, what we all spend money on and the safe-haven funds failing to deliver
Wednesday 30 Jan 2019

This week features a guest appearance by AJ Bell’s chief executive Andy Bell on listing his company on the stock market. The podcast also talks about how families spend their money and why a certain type of investment fund has left investors fuming.

Money & Markets is presented by AJ Bell’s Personal Finance Analyst Laura Suter and Shares’ Editor Daniel Coatsworth.


Activist investors, mortgage prisoners, income risks with utility investments and spotting Amazon price anomalies
Wednesday 23 Jan 2019

It’s a bumper podcast with insight into investors trying to shake up companies, the perils of coming off fixed-rate mortgage deals, troubles with energy companies and a neat way to pounce on Amazon bargains.

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


Brexit impact on stocks and currencies, a dive into property funds and understanding why shares can fall on good news.
Thursday 17 Jan 2019

We discuss how markets are reacting to the latest twist in the Brexit saga, why the type of property fund matters when looking for real estate investments, and why shares don’t always behave as you expect them to do on news announcements.

AJ Bell’s Personal Finance Analyst Laura Suter and Shares’ Editor Daniel Coatsworth are joined this week by Kevin Doran, Managing Director of AJ Bell Investments.


How to start investing, financial advice charges, using cash back to boost savings, and personal finance goals for 2019.
Thursday 10 Jan 2019

We’re back with five points to consider when you first start investing, potential changes to how people pay for advice about transferring pensions, a guide to using cash back sites to earn extra money, and our presenters discuss their new year’s financial resolutions.

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


New retail sector woes, personal finance outlook, market trends to watch in 2019 and reasons to be optimistic
Wednesday 19 Dec 2018

This week we discuss how high street problems have spread to the online shopping sector, the problems with discounting, forthcoming changes to tax and pension rules, the cost of commuting, corporate debt concerns and five reasons to be positive about 2019.

AJ Bell’s Personal Finance Analyst Laura Suter and Shares’ Editor Daniel Coatsworth are joined this week by AJ Bell’s Investment Director Russ Mould.


Markets in 2018, best and worst performing shares and funds, pension dashboards and the 1p savings challenge
Friday 14 Dec 2018

Listen to the podcast to discover which stock markets around the world rewarded investors, the stocks and funds sitting at the top and bottom of the charts, why you could soon see all your pensions in a single place, and why you need a shoe box and a handful of pennies to kick-start a fun savings exercise.

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


Investments yielding more than 5%, Junior ISA trends and different ways to value companies
Thursday 06 Dec 2018

This week we look at ways investors can get a high yield, the low number of 18-year-olds cashing out their Junior ISAs at maturity, why intangible assets are a hot debate for company valuations, and how a seven-year-old made £17 million.

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


Investors amassing a cash pile, British brands losing their way and cautious fund managers
Thursday 29 Nov 2018

Discover what’s happening in the markets, learn why Thomas Cook is facing an uphill struggle, find out why many fund managers are sitting on lots of cash, and catch up on the performance of funds designed to protect investors’ money.

AJ Bell’s Personal Finance Analyst Laura Suter and Shares’ Editor Daniel Coatsworth are joined this week by AJ Bell head of active portfolios Ryan Hughes.


Housebuilder woes, what to do when a fund manager leaves, and investing in unicorns
Friday 23 Nov 2018
Discover why shares in housebuilders have had a terrible year, what’s happening in the markets, what to do when an investment fund changes its manager, and how retail investors are getting better access to private companies.   AJ Bell’s Personal Finance Analyst Laura Suter and Shares’ Editor Daniel Coatsworth are joined this week by AJ Bell fund manager Simon Molica.

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