magazine 31 Oct 2019

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Want to learn which areas of the market did best heading into and coming out of the most recent market sell-offs? Shares has the answers.

Find out what a looming UK election might mean for the markets.

Also this week: the transformation afoot at pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline and the funds exposed to higher risk dividends.

Discover what a blockbuster bid in the luxury goods space says about the sector and why alternative assets are in demand.

Shares also takes a detailed look at Scottish Investment Trust.

The sectors which recover quickest from a sell-off... and stand tallest in a downturn

Three things the Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity team are thinking about today

Corporate tax cuts are a potential catalyst to get the economy back on track in the short term  

Will a vote provide the clarity on the UK’s relationship with the EU investors are craving?

Mooted deal demonstrates the attractions of the high-end brands

But nickel bucks the trend as the price soars

Rising provisions for bad loans and poor investment banking returns crimp returns

Pharma giant hopes investing in cancer drugs and spinning-off consumer healthcare can re-invigorate its growth profile

New product launches show asset managers are looking outside more traditional areas of investing.

Patience is required to profit from the fund’s contrarian approach

There is a well established hierarchy of risk and return from shares, bonds and cash

Highlighting the funds with exposure to stocks with skinny dividend cover

A new code draws the spotlight on how big investors engage with companies

What the performance of different market groupings can tell us

As with stocks, liquidity is a key factor for retail investors

The market is underestimating the financial benefits from big acquisition

Why a big US acquisition has transformed the retailer’s growth prospects

We’re sticking with this value-oriented trust despite recent gains

ID technology expert remains a unique UK and international story

Our expert helps with a query on the state pension and allowances