magazine 29 Nov 2018

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Parts of the UK stock market are very cheap as a result of Brexit fears dragging down share prices. The new issue of Shares looks at the evidence and explains why many experts believe now is the time to buy.

Also this week: How much cash is the right amount for your portfolio? Shares asks whether the current market is better suited to active rather than passive investments, and it looks at why the oil price has been falling.

Discover an investment trust which taps into rich dividend streams from around the world, and read articles on Thomas Cook, Anglo American, Halma, Majestic Wine and much more.

Five stocks to play a rebound in the market

A falling market may warrant turning to the skills of fund managers

Credit card spending is up as savings rates dwindle

Significant corporate activity in the oil and gas sector despite oil price volatility

UK basks in most third quarter sunshine hours since 2006

We examine some of the key announcements and the market reaction

The tour operator has endured a terrible year amid profit warnings and inflated borrowing levels

We reveal how the £219m company’s collaboration with the NHS could benefit both parties

The asset manager is targeting quality companies with real growth potential beyond the usual FTSE 100 names

SDCL Energy Efficiency Income Trust is hoping to float on 11 December

We look at how to manage your money and factor in cash held via investments

Companies haven’t got a chance if they don’t listen to the customer

Investors need to start watching credit spreads for warning signs about the markets

We look at the likely trajectory for Brent Crude after the Black Friday crash

Rental expert has all the right qualities of a great investment

Securities Trust of Scotland generates a geographically diverse source of income for investors

Our ‘buy’ call on the wine specialist has stopped out, yet online and overseas growth still excites

One of UK’s highest quality companies keeps rewarding shareholders

The amount of stock on loan for short-selling is also slowly falling

AJ Bell expert Tom Selby compares the two savings vehicles