Some of the world’s biggest tech companies richly rewarded shareholders in 2017 with impressive share price gains. Can they do it again in 2018? The new issue of Shares looks at the titans of the tech and examines the prospects for Apple, Amazon, Microsoft and more.
Discover the companies which may feel pain or gain from the collapse of construction services group Carillion. The digital magazine also explains how tour operators Thomas Cook and TUI make money.
Elsewhere this week, read about funds to play the emerging markets rally; get the low-down on Melrose’s bid for GKN; and discover a range of lesser-known investment trusts.
Food giant pours cold water on maturity of potential brand sale discussions
Engineering turnaround specialist seeks support direct from shareholders
The stock market impact as support services play enters liquidation
Sports fashion bucks the gloomy retail trend with impressive trading update
Company also announces better than expected trading in last part of 2017
Claims higher than expected which means big charge in upcoming results
Margin pressure prompts payout reappraisals for the value greetings cards-to-gifts purveyor
Airline still expected to have much lower ex-fuel costs than rivals
Recovery at agriculture-to-engineering firm has real traction
Stake in blockchain diamond exchange excites speculators
Newly acquired field producing more cash than expected
Small cap biotech looking for slice of a multi-billion dollar market
Redhall has a number of subsidiaries providing a vast array of different engineering services
We compare the tour operators and explore their different strategies for growth
JP Morgan’s Omar Negyal sees particulary exciting opportunities in the China A-Shares market
The hidden gems which could help boost your returns
A simple guide to understanding tax rules associated with retirement savings
Investors no longer face a blunt choice between annuities and drawdown
Pursuing ‘quality over quantity’ is a more sustainable approach
Data reveals slump in footfall during a testing December for retailers
Packaging firm has deep expertise in complex recycling industry
Warning of media revenue decline hit shares in 2017; will 2018 be better?
The airline took advantage of Monarch and Air Berlin’s struggles last year
Best in class converged communications has scope for gains
Stick with Vimto maker for its brands, balance sheet and geographical diversity
Capacity constraints and weaker demand in fourth quarter of 2017 hit sales
Concrete levelling specialist is looking good amid widespread growth and tax boost
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