The UK next month could potentially see its first interest hike in a decade. This has major implications for everyone with savings and investments as discussed in this week’s issue of Shares.
The digital magazine also debates the merits of investing in three of the biggest names on the UK stock market, namely Royal Mail, Tesco and Vodafone.
Elsewhere, discover the funds which pay dividends every month. Learn about the pros and cons of consolidating your pensions; and find out about fund managers which don’t want to meet the companies in which they have an investment stake.
Shares rebound after third quarter trading update excites the market
Second-time lucky for Jersey Oil & Gas on Verbier prospect
Taking the temperature of stocks heading into the final months of 2017
That’s bad news for one of the FTSE’s most popular income stocks
Automation and artificial intelligence are key long-term themes
Poultry rival’s problems a potential boost for premium sausage, bacon and chicken supplier
We’re sticking with the grocer as Dave Lewis’ strategy literally pays dividends
GBGI operates in niche markets and has a heavyweight partner
Assets to spin into new vehicle Coro Energy
Odd takeover approach rebuffed due to ‘insufficient detail’
Boss of newly-listed Cora Gold implies there is hope for pre-revenue natural resources firms
Yet company misses an opportunity with its shift to London’s Main Market
Or can investment selections be made purely by analysing spreadsheets?
We get recommendations from the experts on funds which pay dividends 12 times a year
We run through the essential points to consider
One pot is easier to manage but transferring could lead to large exit fees
We reveal three words in trading updates which could point to problems ahead
Data model predicts close to zero probability in next 12 months
J2 Acquisition founders previously helped to run US giant Jarden before its $15.4bn takeover
Sofas and carpets seller’s rising resilience is driving strong shareholder returns
We explain the issues facing the UK parcels and letters delivery group and why the stock is still attractive
Will full year results be a turning point for the troubled service group?
Look for update on divestment process alongside third quarter numbers
Consumer health and hygiene titan’s competitive advantage remains intact
Impax Asset Management continues to please with growth trajectory