magazine 2 May 2019
This week’s digital magazine explains why the FTSE 100’s year-to-date gains have lagged many of its global counterparts.
Discover what the extinction rebellion means for markets, why the US economy might be in worse shape than you think, and how to compare annuities.
Also in the latest Shares: a look at what Sainsbury’s will do next after the collapse of its merger with Asda, why shares in UK miner Sirius Minerals have taken a big hit, and the identity of a life insurer yielding 7.3%.
The issue also discusses how to assess your tolerance for risk when investing.
Some relief as profit beats forecasts, but beleaguered supermarket still faces uphill battle to compete
Firms are raising prices and volumes for the first time in years
The FTSE 250 miner has unveiled the structure of a $3.8bn financing package
We look at the share price movers and key announcements
Sempa acquisition takes faltering firm in fresh direction
Optimism is rapidly returning to electricals to LEDs manufacturer
ETFs and trackers can take the stress out of picking a fund
Capital preservation-focused trust’s founder to stand down amid clear succession plan
Rigorously analytical money manager Jamie Ross has a focus on quality and return on capital
Acquisition in East Midlands fits strict investment criteria
Industrial property investor has portfolio of 10 assets across Europe
How some simple checks can help you determine what kind of investor you will be
Investors might be getting carried away with the latest growth figures
The performance of individual markets has been very diverse
Sustainability is back in the spotlight after recent events
Geoffrey Lunt, fixed income specialist at HSBC Global Asset Management, explains the appeal of Chinese debt
Track record suggests FTSE 250 IT company can continue to feed off digital transition
Snap up the shares before market sentiment starts to improve towards the life insurer
Signs that good growth will convert to better quality profits
The fire and water safety expert is back in the market’s good books
Leadership change provides a good reason to take some money off the table