magazine 11 Oct 2018

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The UK is a nation obsessed with property, but is it a good investment? Shares debates this topic and looks at smarter ways to get bricks and mortar exposure.

Also this week: why the subscriptions economy is set to grow significantly; a neat trick to educate children about managing money; and get paid to refer family and friends for everything from banking to mobile phones.

Shares looks at an investment trust which is targeting 6% dividend yield, plus it reveals a fast-growth small cap which is trading on a rare discount.

Learn why rising US Treasury yields matter to investors and discover what could be announced in the forthcoming Budget.

Forget housebuilders and estate agents, we’ve spotted a better way to obtain exposure to bricks and mortar

We reveal the biggest names in the healthcare equipment and services sector and explore their mixed fortunes

Merger with Aberdeen Asset Management yet to deliver the goods

Big losses for insurers in store from Hurricane Florence and Typhoon Jebi

Bearish signal for stock markets while analysts get more nervous

Faded fashion brand has put itself up for sale, sending the shares storming higher

Structural growth in the online shopping industry remains a key driver of stock re-ratings

Occasion wear specialist’s earnings alert has left the stock firmly out of fashion

Investors can sleep soundly at night with this solid growth story

We look for evidence by analysing 10 years’ worth of data in parts of the funds market

This investment trust can help you obtain a much better return on your money than cash in the bank

How to get more from banking, investing and even your TV provider

We look at how savers and investors could be affected by the forthcoming Budget

Financial education doesn’t have to be confined to the classroom

What are the potential implications for markets in Europe and beyond?

We explain why this old-hat model is getting a new lease of life and how this can benefit investors

Buck the risk-off markets theme with this outstanding growth story

The pharma company boasts upbeat prospects despite temporary setbacks

One of our top picks of the year is now up nearly 50% in value

Shares in the metals miner are starting to recover after a soft patch

We’re pleased to see consumer goods giant stay in the FTSE 100

New broom could help company move from recovery to faster growth

The innovation and product lifecycle software provider says results will beat previous market expectations

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