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.


Stocks and funds being bought after the market sell-off, how we spend money in retirement, and the investment portfolios of ISA millionaires
Friday 28 Feb 2020

This week’s podcast discusses the big decline in global stock markets and where investors have shifted their money. Guest Rachel Vahey from AJ Bell explains how much people are spending on their lifestyles in retirement and how this information could help define pension saving targets.

The team reveal the stocks and funds held by ISA millionaires and they discuss a potential new name to the UK savings market.

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


Scottish Mortgage fund manager on Tesla and Amazon, understanding strange stock market behaviour, Virgin Galactic’s soaring shares, and debating a cashless society
Friday 21 Feb 2020

This week’s podcast has an exclusive interview with James Anderson who runs the £9bn Scottish Mortgage investment fund.

The team also chat about bizarre movements in stocks and gold this year, how Generation X is losing out financially, and why living in a cashless society might not be so good. Finally, discover why premium bond holders won’t be jumping for joy.  

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


Football, fake tan and finance! It’s a podcast special with Lindsell Train fund manager Nick Train who talks about investing in Manchester United, PZ Cussons and Unilever
Thursday 13 Feb 2020

This week’s podcast features an exclusive interview with Nick Train whose Lindsell Train business manages £22 billion of investors’ money.

He talks about various big name stocks, why he recently invested in the owner of St.Tropez, the appeal of backing football clubs, and how investors should think when markets are troubled.

Presented by Shares’ Editor Daniel Coatsworth


The tough job of running a China investment fund, Tesla’s runaway share price, digesting the new-look Just Eat, and millions of pounds in unclaimed pension tax relief.
Thursday 06 Feb 2020

This week’s podcast chats about how fund managers are reacting to the coronavirus. The team debate why Tesla’s value has doubled in a month, and they consider the challenges ahead for Just Eat following its takeover by Takeaway.com. You can also hear about the large sums of money many people are failing to claim for their pensions and why diamond prices are on the move.

Presented by Shares’ Editor Daniel Coatsworth and AJ Bell Senior Analyst Tom Selby. AJ Bell fund expert Ryan Hughes is this week’s guest.


How pensions and investments have been hit by the coronavirus, Woodford refund time, everything you need to know about infrastructure investments and ISAs versus SIPPs
Friday 31 Jan 2020

This week’s podcast looks at the impact of the major health incident on stocks and commodities. The team also explain why Woodford investors may not be too pleased with their first batch of income fund refunds.

Dan and Laura to talk to Premier Miton fund manager James Smith about everything to do with infrastructure investments. Tom and Dan also chat about the difference between ISAs and SIPPs for people taking an income from their investments in retirement.

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


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.


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