magazine 1 Mar 2018

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Have you used up your £20,000 annual ISA allowance? With only five weeks left before the deadline, the new issues of Shares offers 10 fund ideas for your ISA, aimed at investors with different appetites for risk.

Want to know how the market reacted to the latest set of financial results from FTSE 100 companies? Shares reveals how 10 companies performed versus market expectations including Lloyds, HSBC, Glencore, Persimmon and RSA.

The digital magazine also reveals why it takes longer to buy and sell a fund versus stocks, ETFs and investment trusts. It also discusses the pros and cons of moving SIPP provider and how long it can take.

We offer ideas for investors with different appetites for risk

We explain the different experience when buying or selling funds versus stocks, investment trusts and ETFs.

One of the darlings among the challenger banks, Virgin Money impresses again

The small cap wants to raise $450m to fund construction of a mine in Mexico

Sales continue to rise at the cash generative bakery food-on-the-go retailer

We look at the market reaction to results from banks, miners, insurers, airlines and more

Comcast swoops with offer which trumps Murdoch bid

£10,000 invested in 1988 would now be worth £330,000

The investment trust has outlined its next steps

The owner of the Transact IFA platform looks like a candidate for the FTSE 250 in the near future

Shares rally after impressive full year results statement

More productivity could accelerate interest rate hikes and wage growth

It is looking for a fresh start after disappointing investors since floating in 2014

The freight management firm is benefiting from organic and acquisitive growth

Company outlines ambitious targets for the remainder of 2018

Value-focused fund manager throws rare coins-to-stamps retailer a lifeline

MFM UK Primary Opportunities offers retail investors a way into many cut-price fundraisings

Global investment trust looks re-energised with plenty of investment ideas

We look at the changes facing Scottish taxpayers from April

Switching isn’t easy but it could result in a more fruitful investment experience

Some experts believe we could get another market correction this year

High end chocolatier serves up consistent growth across key metrics

Vehicle diagnostic tool promises demand boost for telematics supplier

Regular dividends will appeal to anyone who wants to earn an income from the stock market

The company struggled after a clampdown on NHS doctors referring patients for treatment

New policy could have material impact on specialist housebuilder

Quality stock going cheap with publishing fears overdone

Fidelity China Special Situations looks very interesting at the current price

The company has delivered strong sales and benefited from currency fluctuations

A company that shows the power of scale in the laundry service sector