magazine 27 Jun 2019
Taking your first steps with investing needn’t be a frightening experience if you know what’s involved. Shares has created a step-by-step guide covering all the main points you need to think about. It also suggests five funds to start your investment journey.
Also this week: the investors queuing up to buy stock from Woodford’s suspended fund; and proposals for a new fund structure that could lock up your money for longer.
Read part two of Shares’ ESG investing guide which includes its favourite active and passive funds to play different ESG themes.
You can also read about Royal Mail, Tesco, Carnival, cutting funeral costs and why gold is soaring.
Our step-by-step guide has everything you need to start investing in the markets
Further rate cuts could support a Russian stock market which has enjoyed a resilient performance. Sponsored by Templeton Emerging Markets Investment Trust
Three things the Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity team are thinking about today. Sponsored by Templeton Emerging Markets Investment Trust
Shareholder rights, executive diversity and business ethics are major areas in today’s corporate world
We pick a mixture of active and passive funds, investment trusts and ETFs to play the ESG theme
Activist investor Coast Capital tried to remove six of 11 board members
Investment Association responds after high profile fund suspensions
Analysts suggest the miner should consider segregating its coal cash flows
The restructuring of Woodford Equity Income Fund is gathering pace
Complex supply chains and high fixed costs see analysts slash earnings hopes
Hopes of lower bad debts and a bumper buyback may be premature
Most funds in this space have lost investors money over the past 12 months
We explain why the sector is behaving in an unusual way
There could also be a clampdown in the industry on excessive pricing
The risk versus reward analysis does not favour buying the shares
Examining why central banks are (still) looking to monetary stimulus
Why the metal has rallied and different way to get exposure
It has huge opportunities in helping government departments and companies
The stock is too good to ignore at the current price despite a few headwinds
Supermarket group has plans to boost profitability
AJ Bell pensions expert Tom Selby has the answers