magazine 8 Feb 2018
The market sell-off earlier this week left many investors nursing a dent in their portfolios. The new issue of Shares explains the reasons behind the sell-off and discusses the key points you now need to consider with your investments.
A stronger outlook for global economic growth should, in theory, be good for recruitment companies, argues Shares. It looks at the sector and its UK-listed members.
Also in this week’s digital magazine: thematic funds, building a portfolio using ETFs, a look at dealing accounts, and an analysis of infrastructure investment trusts.
Discover why Royal Mail shares are racing upwards and read about Shell, Vodafone, Capita, Purplebricks among many other stocks.
We explain how it differs to an ISA and the tax implications of using this type of account
Company reveals better performance in refining and marketing than Royal Dutch Shell and US peers
We look at the latest news from four well-known stocks on the UK market
Supermarkets giant cheers with upbeat guidance for full year results
We discuss the warning signs, where the sell-off ranks historically and the UK stocks and sectors which have been worst affected
The company can now focus on productivity gains instead of negotiating with staff to avoid strikes
A 7.9% prospective dividend yield may be unrealistic if merger is successful
The hostel booking platform has a history of rewarding shareholders
Mounting interest in the region as I3 looks for partner on key project
Resilient sofas and carpets seller is in a very interesting position
Franchise Brands is well worth a look given the pedigree of the people behind the small cap business
Thematic investing is growing in popularity, so why is it so hard to find relevant funds and investment trusts?
Carillion collapse leads sector fallout but experts still see value in this niche
We explain how to avoid incurring nasty tax payments on some of your investments
ETFs offer a low-cost solution for investors wanting instant diversification
The key points to consider with your investments
Industry survey shows Carillion collapse is close to sending activity into reverse
Scottish soft drinks giant is well-placed ahead of the UK sugar tax
Study reveals surprise valuation anomaly
Alongside construction the business also works in regeneration and housebuilding
The wound care provider continues to take a share price beating on lack of clarity
Design software firm closing in on £3bn merger as new boss takes charge
Substantial recovery could be on the cards at reshaped electronics expert