magazine 18 Apr 2019
This week’s edition of Shares explains how exchange-traded funds can offer a quick, cheap and straightforward way to achieve diversified exposure to the markets.
Get the rundown on Uber’s upcoming blockbuster IPO, what a big US takeover deal can tell you about the oil price, and learn why a weak update from a FTSE 100 distribution business could be a negative sign for the wider economy.
Also in this week’s issue: how ethical funds are performing, the company behind shopping centre digital billboards and the businesses which are particularly sensitive to movements in sterling.
The digital magazine also looks at ways of giving your investments a spring clean.
Popular fund manager Terry Smith explains how to spot financial red flags in ‘Accounting for Growth’
The FTSE 100 company is a good indicator of wider economic conditions
New ‘faster indicators’ offer the potential for real-time updates
Granddaddy of ride-hailing ‘Unicorns’ sets out stock market float plans
We run the rule over some of the past week’s big share price movers
One industry figure believes there is little risk of the property portal being unseated from its dominant position
We explain how this digital billboard play makes its money
Why being good doesn’t necessarily mean sacrificing returns
Music investor raises £100m for further deals after securing hit songs
Trust is top performer despite problems for key holdings Renishaw and Ted Baker
Property investment vehicle may be wound up
Wider geographic spread and higher-risk stocks will be embraced
We offer some top tips to ensure you are getting the best possible returns on your money
The Chevron/Anadarko transaction implies industry bullishness about the direction of the crude market
Sterling may feel like game of Play Your Cards Right, but Liberum has spotted stocks which could perfom well if the currency heads in either direction
Filta is growing fast with cooking oil filters and other products
Balance sheet strong enough to fund increases in production and dividends
Income growth could slow if watchdog persists with current proposals
Financial sector consultant unveils positive update on trading
Auction of market research business gathers pace
The bowling operator has delivered an upbeat trading update with sales growth across the business
AJ Bell’s pensions expert Tom Selby helps with a pensions query