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It is nearly the end of the tax year which means investors are being urged to use up any remaining ISA allowance. To provide inspiration, the new issue of Shares offers 10 stock ideas aimed at long-term investors.

Also in this week’s digital magazine: How to pick an investment trust, dealing with profit warnings, three funds to play Japan and a debate on the future of the UK’s power supply.

There is an in-depth look at Rolls-Royce plus articles discussing Aviva’s preference share uproar, the countdown for GKN shareholders to vote on Melrose’s takeover offer, and what Philip Hammond’s Spring Statement means for investors.

We've spotted some great companies that look ideal for long-term investors

UK growth figures upgraded modestly but no significant new policies announced

Miner has nearly matched last year's high quality haul in just three months

Investors have two weeks left to vote on Melrose’s proposal or wait until later this year to vote on a tie-up with Dana

The copper industry is no stranger to supply disruptions as workers demand more money

High yields on US treasuries are not translating into currency strength

Which stocks could be affected by weak property market in the capital?

Insurance firm says move could help it return more cash to ordinary shareholders

Investment platform provider says it is considering a stock market listing later this year or early in 2019

Quartet of investment trusts have hiked their dividend for over fifty years

Deepening ties with sporting goods colossus augur well for the small cap retailer

Deal should provide cash flow for shareholder returns and to accelerate development in Niger

Former engineering champion is back on track under CEO Warren East

Growing GDP, new corporate governance rules and earnings growth have put this large market back on investors’ radar

Imminent half year results may disappoint investors hoping to get a handle on production value and tonnage shipped

We explain how to quickly sift through hundreds of different products to find the best ones suited to your needs

But you still need your wits about you, as we now explain

Four essential points to consider when choosing this form of tax wrapper

Most people are likely to experience setbacks with parts of their portfolio at some point in their investing life

Export restrictions have put a dent in the waste management group's earnings

Operating profit grew by 12.6% in the six months to 31 January 2018

Its full year results were impacted by a large amount of exceptional items

We look at the stocks which could be affected as the issue of energy security comes to the fore

Housebuilder previously noted April 2018 financial year could see profit peak

Health check on home improvement titan is one for your diary

Investors will hope there isn't a repeat of previous troubles

Now’s the time to buy this specialist exchange-traded fund

Swoop on personal care-to-beauty products play for growth and income

Highly rated stock suffers sharp sell-off  

Important information:

These articles are provided by Shares magazine which is published by AJ Bell Media, a part of AJ Bell. Shares is not written by AJ Bell Youinvest.

Shares is provided for your general information and use and is not a personal recommendation to invest. It is not intended to be relied upon by you in making or not making any investment decisions. The investments referred to in these articles will not be suitable for all investors. If in doubt please seek appropriate independent financial advice.

Investors acting on the information in these articles do so at their own risk and AJ Bell Media and its staff do not accept liability for losses suffered by investors as a result of their investment decisions.

The Shares team

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