magazine 14 Jun 2018

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Stuck for ideas on how to build a portfolio? Shares offers 11 fund suggestions that provide diverse exposure to important geographic territories and sectors.

The digital magazine discusses ways for grandparents to invest for their grandchildren including Junior ISAs and how they match up against bare trusts and Premium Bonds.

There is a debate about Rightmove’s dominance of the property portal market and a look at why the average proportion of income paid in tax is falling.

Shares takes an in-depth look at retailer WH Smith and explains why car website Auto Trader is back in fashion. You can also read the latest on trade wars and UK economics.

Choose from 11 top funds for exposure to important investment themes

Innovation software play has seen its share price increase ten-fold in two and a bit years

Vulnerable satellites firm is facing possible battle for independence

Organisations set to switch to latest operating system as support for older versions closed down

The latest on Trump, world trade and the UK economy

Some companies continue to report pressure on earnings

Owning the Italian gaming operator gives Playtech a strong position in a market with considerable online growth potential

There is a lot riding on the company’s latest game being a big hit

Operating in a market with recurring revenues, this company grows predominately organically

Brand momentum is building at the occasion and dressy casual wear specialist

Linking up financial advisers with product suppliers can be a lucrative business

Neil Hermon’s growth at a reasonable price approach is paying dividends for long term shareholders of Henderson Smaller Companies

Do you know the different types of RNS news and how each one is relevant?

Should you go for a Junior ISA, a child’s pension, a bare trust or buy Premium Bonds?

And discover why the average proportion of income to be paid in tax is falling

Sales of its own-brewed products have stalled amid rising competition

The packaging expert has an underappreciated asset base

This premium British lifestyle brand has energy for expansion

A bounce back from weather disruption could be ‘short-lived’

Will Trump drain the world of dollar liquidity upon which it is reliant?

Estate agent backed challenger OnTheMarket renews battle with leading player

Two of its addressable markets are going great guns

The company is far healthier than you think and has richly rewarded shareholders over the years

Ramsdens is generating plenty of cash flow to back up earnings growth

Car listings site has several options to help grow earnings

This asset manager just keeps on delivering for its shareholders

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The Shares team

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