magazine 24 Jan 2019
Shares explains how investment trusts can look to address persistent underperformance through several methods including buybacks, tender offers and continuation votes.
Find out why the dividend is so important at Vodafone, discover potentially significant news for shareholders in Royal Bank of Scotland, and learn why the German economy is slowing down and the investment funds which are exposed.
Also in this week’s issue: a discussion with experts on the Japanese market, how stop losses work, possible relief for mortgage prisoners and a look at how micro-cap funds can offer diversification.
The digital magazine also looks at the latest Brexit developments and renewables investment trusts.
Aaron from North Somerset is investing to achieve three goals
After a stormy end to 2018 fund managers spy opportunities but there are clouds on the horizon
We look at some of the big announcements and the market reaction to them
Cat Rock Capital criticised Peter Plumb’s strategy in an open letter in December
Proposed move could help bank back towards private ownership
Investors should not been drawn in by dividends as substantial challenges need to be overcome
Attractively valued smaller companies could help diversify portfolios
Gearing impacted trust’s half time performance, yet manager Neil Hermon is still seeing ‘exciting growth opportunities’
Deleveraging could cap share prices short-term, creating potential opportunity to buy at a discount
These instruments can be used to limit losses, but are they really suitable for genuine long-term investors?
Some people stuck on expensive rates could be in line for help
As star fund manager Terry Smith publishes his latest letter to shareholders we consider the value of this type of commentary
We dissect Europe’s largest economy and the funds which are most exposed
Wealth manager looks set for further expansion in funds under management
Niche translation technology firm is finally starting to look like a growth company again
Kettle controls designer continues to look like an impressive income-backed growth story
Traffic data margins offer scope for extra value creation
Analyst calls the deal ‘transformational’ despite low sale tag
Law firm provides positive trading update to the market