magazine 18 Apr 2019

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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’

Create a portfolio at the click of a button with ETFs

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