magazine 29 Aug 2019
If you’re nervous about the state of the world and what that means for share prices, don’t miss the new issue of Shares as it looks at different funds that might offer shelter from the storm should markets go through a difficult period.
Find out why there could be bad news in store for Marks & Spencer and get the latest on the new wave of takeovers hitting the UK market.
Learn how to compare ETFs which track the same indices and discover proposals to shorten UK stock market trading hours. And read part three of Shares’ FTSE 350 series which looks at companies providing important products and services.
We analyse how various absolute return, capital preservation and dividend hero funds have performed in dark times
Three things the Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity team is thinking about today
New president is seen as being positive for the stock market
The third part of our series examines companies providing essential products and services
Fund manager says UK smaller company valuations are ‘artificially depressed’
We look at the top risers and fallers from the past week
Russian gold miner Polymetal could take its place in the blue chip index
We explore the key attractions behind the latest takeover offers
We look at the performance of European trusts and explain why BlackRock’s fund stands out
Following decent returns so far in 2019 it might be worth thinking about tidying up your portfolio
Examining if this indicator always points to a recession when it is inverted
Proposals would clip an hour off the start and end of London share dealing
Discounted shares do not reflect technical skill turnaround potential
The investment trust has a superb long-term track record of generating shareholder value
Robust numbers reward our faith in digital payments firm
The Peppa Pig owner has received a takeover bid... but will a better one come along?
We explain how to sift through the crowd and the key points to consider
AJ Bell pensions expert Tom Selby looks at the typical charges