magazine 23 Aug 2018
Ever wondered how the FTSE 100 works? Don’t miss the new issue of Shares which deconstructs the blue chip index and discusses the sectors driving the market. It also reveals important valuation metrics and dividend forecasts for all 100 constituents.
Also this week: why so many investors love Fundsmith’s flagship equity fund. Shares reveals how investors are shifting to defensive-style investments; and it also explains how gearing works.
The digital magazine explores how Lifetime ISA investors are deploying their money; and it debates the merits of the US potentially moving to the same corporate reporting structure as the UK.
You can also read about value traps and avoiding pension scams.
Parts of the leisure sector have been in hot demand over the summer
More than £75,000 of shares have been acquired
Report from UBS shows investors are moving into safer havens
As regulation bites into brokering commissions, how will the sector respond?
The US president is unhappy with the number of interest rate increases
The fund has been a blockbuster hit since launching eight years ago
We look at the latests IPOs and existing trusts raising new money
Learn the advantages of this straightforward metric
Three ways to spot fraudsters and avoid falling into their trap
We look at some of the most popular products in LISAs and how they’ve performed
Will the US follow the UK’s model and report financial results every six months?
Three reasons why a strong US dollar could impact investors
We look at examples of stocks that are cheap for a good reason
The veterinary services group could switch from predator to prey
It is one of a new breed of independents offering a business energy alternative
The company has assets that if sold could fuel some great tech acquisitions