magazine 31 Jan 2019

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Shares reveals stocks with a great track record of dividend growth and picks four companies and one investment trust to play the theme.

Also this week: Shares gives its view on HSBC, it looks at why sterling has rallied this year, and it talks to various fund managers about the retail sector.

Get some tips on being more organised with filing tax returns, find out why Tritax Big Box has become higher risk, and learn why absolute return funds are in the doghouse.

The digital magazine also highlights a value opportunity with an under-the-radar investment trust and it takes stock of Fevertree and BP.

How dividend growth can keep your portfolio fit and healthy

We look at some of the key announcements and share price movers over the past week

Tougher market conditions could trip the oil major up

The company has taken on more risk as returns from ‘big box’ assets have come under pressure

New data reveals many absolute return funds aren’t living up to their promise

Don’t be tempted by a generous 6% dividend yield... the investment risks are greater than you think

The professionals give their thoughts on the industry

The two companies could enjoy economies of scale under a merger plan

We discuss ways to tell if there is an overlap in your portfolio

The investment trust has taken various stakes in private growth companies

The old fund manager doesn’t get his job back and the incumbent is voted off the board

Handy hints to help you take advantage of allowances and save enough money to pay the taxman

Nearly all the major stock market indices are in positive territory so far in 2019

We reveal the indices that tell you a lot about the state of the world

The currency appreciation is positive for sentiment towards UK shares

Premium lifestyle brand is a rare retail bright spot and global growth star turn

We explain why this investment trust represents such excellent value

Nigerian assets should generate healthy cash flow once the acquisition finally goes through

The latest trading update was very good and reinforces our confidence in the ongoing growth story

AJ Bell expert Tom Selby has the answers to your retirement questions