magazine 14 Feb 2019

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Is it time to move on from Premium Bonds? Shares looks at one of the UK’s most popular savings products and considers its role in today’s investment world.

Discover how Finsbury Growth & Income has become successful in an exclusive interview with fund manager Nick Train.

Learn how much could you possibly make from the stock market each year; and discover how to get ahead with paying university fees by investing in a Junior ISA.

Also this week: why companies undertake share buybacks, the pub company with a fresh opportunity, the food retailer hitting a new record share price high, and what to expect when UK banks next report results.

We look at the best-known work from investment guru Benjamin Graham and the lessons it contains

The popular savings vehicle offers inferior returns

We look at some of the week’s key announcements and share price movers

Food retailer will have to keep issuing very strong news to sustain the share price momentum

Movements in the bond market suggest UK rate expectations are being dialled back

We preview the upcoming full year numbers from the banking sector

The former FTSE 250 company is making numerous changes as it looks to reduce its dependence on the cyclical energy sector

Finsbury Growth & Income Trust has beaten the market in nine out of the past 10 years

The trust has outperformed despite investors’ wider preference for growth

Trade body persuades FRC that investment companies are a special case in terms of chairmanship tenure

Structure of rental agreements allows trust to deliver income in line with rising prices

Structural tailwinds and sector M&A activity are seen a key drivers for the trust

We look at how this instrument can be used to create a higher education pot

Sony makes its debut and two US Senators call for a buyback clampdown

We look at the implications of the latest monetary policy twist

We explain what is meant by the ‘risk-free rate’ and the ‘equity risk premium’

There could be significant upside as niche electronics engineer pulls its growth levers

The company can now have a tighter focus with plenty of cash to grow

The AIM-quoted firm acquires a US identity verification and fraud detection services specialist

The beach holiday retailer outlines next steps in its growth plan

Shares in the credit data expert hit an all-time high

Self-storage firm enjoys strong first half with new sites performing well

Tom Selby on how much extra you might need to enhance your retirement