magazine 11 Jul 2019

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Want to know how the changing political landscape could affect your finances? Shares considers how savers and investors could be impacted under a Boris Johnson or Jeremy Corbyn-led government.

Also this week: only a few days left for Whitbread shareholders to participate in its £2bn tender offer, why a US rate cut matters to stock markets, and the impact of weak UK construction data on stocks.

Shares looks at proposals to change the inheritance tax system and the appeal of franchise businesses.

You can also read about Scottish Mortgage, Syncona, Wizz Air and JO Hambro UK Opportunities Fund, as well as the outlook for iron ore miners.

Josette started investing at 18 and now she wants her friends to get on board

Shares considers how savers and investors could be impacted under different governments

We look at the business models of Cake Box, Domino’s Pizza, Filta and Franchise Brands

Shares in BHP, Rio Tinto and Anglo American could benefit from resilience in the metal

We look at the market risers and fallers from the last week

We look at the options for shareholders as the leisure group seeks to return money from the sale of Costa Coffee

Employment and inflation suggest no need for Fed to ease policy

The airline is on a relentless pursuit of growth and has its rivals in its sights

Patience is key for JO Hambro Capital Management UK Opportunities Fund

Does the share price pullback present a buying opportunity?

Gifting rules could improve but capital gains tax could make life more complicated

Withdrawing the tax benefit would send shock waves across the junior market

We look at the current state of affairs and how they might change in the near and medium-term

We look at the exposure of London-listed stocks to mounting domestic pressures

The fund is trading on nearly twice its average discount to NAV

No-deal Brexit likely to encourage even greater stockpiling ahead of October deadline

The investment trust is back trading at a premium to NAV as Tesla accelerates

Streaming TV helping drive demand for higher priced packages

Analysts expect decent dividend growth in the coming years

Why we’re sticking with this trust despite persistently excessive NAV discount

We explain the rules and where everyone can go to check their state pension age