magazine 8 Mar 2018
Many companies need to adapt to changing market dynamics otherwise they will die. The new issue of Shares look at businesses undergoing such change as well as examples of ones that have already been transformed.
The digital magazine also looks at stocks potentially hit by last week’s snow; why a trade war threat matters to investors; and how recent political speeches are relevant to the world of business.
There are features on value investing, portfolio rebalancing and how life expectancy trends matter for pension planning.
You can also read about Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust, Evenlode’s new global income fund, OneSavings Bank, Micro Focus, Just Eat and much more.
We look at the wide range of businesses which have either changed their business model or will have to do so in the future
The loss of momentum in the UK stock market could prompt investors to reappraise their view of highly-rated stocks
The company plans to invest in brands, developing markets and delivery services
Investment collective is expected to have a particular bias towards IT and financial services
The company also faces fraud charges in the US as it is declared insolvent
Poor weather conditions won’t have helped retailers, leisure groups and transport operators
Cash shell floated on AIM on 6 March
Theresa May’s speech gets thumbs down in foreign exchange markets
FTSE 100 firm rejects takeover approach by US rival
Consumers are growing wary of big purchases amid new housing proposals
The sector is currently paying the price for expanding too fast
Buy-and-build group is in a position to start handing cash back to shareholders
Advertising revenue recovers in the first quarter of 2018 after a difficult 2017
The asset manager is replicating a proven strategy in the search for top investments
Investment trust enjoys strong re-rating and moves from a long-standing discount to NAV to a premium
We look at two pieces of research and why their findings are relevant for your finances in later life
Successful investments can skew your portfolio and may attract a large tax bill
Donald Trump is to blame for causing share prices to fall in various markets
More than £5bn worth of sales were made in the UK's gaming sector in 2017
Accounting software company's employee costs went up 17% per head in 2017
Retailer has been a serial disaster from an investment perspective
Funeral services provider has taken action following increased competition
The drugs developer cut sales guidance several times last year
Investors will be eager to see if UK growth has improved in the second half of its financial year
Its share price fell for good reason but has it fallen too far?
The challenger bank is capitalising on a shift in the buy-to-let market
Stick with Vietnam Opportunity for further strong returns
Impressive trading update helps to drive up the share price
No growth expected in 2018 as market frets about Google and Facebook threat