magazine 3 May 2018
The first Government bonuses are now being paid into Lifetime ISA accounts, leaving many investors wondering what to do with their free money. The latest issue of Shares offers 10 investment ideas based on different scenarios to help achieve home buying or retirement goals.
Are you a shareholder in Sainsbury’s, Sky, Shire or Whitbread? Shares looks at the key points regarding their merger, takeover and demerger news.
Also this week: why every investor should monitor bond yields; how to avoid running out of money in retirement; and will infrastructure trusts come back into favour?
You can also read about sustainable investment funds and various stocks catching Shares’ attention including Cineworld.
10 investment ideas to take help you save up for your first home or a good time once you turn 60
High power/voltage technologies would broaden range and end markets
New study reveals scale of retirement funding black holes
We examine four big developments affecting Sainsbury’s, Shire, Sky and Whitbread
Improvement in cash flow and shareholder returns likely to be targeted
It is confident of proving up more exploration ground to extend its mine life
The theme is finally emerging from the relative shadows to make a big impact
Political threats, failed IPOs and highly competitive market for asset acquisitions have taken the shine off the sector
We discuss this situation and what you can do about it
What to do before and during retirement to preserve and grow your wealth
This year has seen important signals which could spell trouble for your investment portfolio
Release from UK finance adds to picture of declining consumer confidence
200-times oversubscribed flotation for digital health platform
We drill into the numbers to spot trends in the market
Chances of rate hike seen as diminished after soft growth figures
The tour operator is set to issue half year results on 9 May
Telecoms giant could unveil big reveal alongside results
The cinema operator’s shares are cheap and it looks like a blockbuster year for film releases
Profit is growing and it should soon start paying dividends
Services group suffers as utilities installation arm held up by third parties
We explain the recent developments behind three our of top investment selections
Property regeneration specialist posts record results and doubles payout
We are confident the company will benefit from higher demand