magazine 5 Dec 2019
Coca-Cola is the world’s most recognised soft drink but does it provide sweet returns for investors? Don’t miss the latest issue of Shares which looks at ways to invest in the brand.
Also this week: are investors expecting too much from a UK stock market bounce if the Tories get a majority win at the general election? Shares also examines how the two main parties’ policies could affect your wealth.
Discover the FTSE 100 banking stock which has finally delivered strong returns to investors and the company Shares calls ‘an outstanding value opportunity’.
Feast on three fund ideas for a Lifetime ISA and the benefits of gifting investments at Christmas.
The asset owner is to stop lending stock to maintain direct engagement with companies in the portfolio
Early data provide signs of encouragement for struggling UK retail sector
Major changes to tax on dividends and capital gains are on the table
Forecasters have dampened expectations for a large re-rating in UK shares if the Conservatives are the clear winners at the general election
In the absence of official guidelines, TCI is pushing for greater disclosure by funds
The commodity price matters to such a large number of investors
The fizzy drink company has made investors decent money over the years
The wrapper is a great alternative to Help To Buy ISAs, now closed to new applicants
Some funds are arguably over-exaggerating their level of outperformance
Investing for your children instead of spending on toys could be the more lasting present
The wider banking sector is also attracting quite a few fans which warrants a sector reappraisal
Revenue has stabilised as digital reaches a size where its continued growth offsets the decline in print
Discount to net asset value has narrowed since we said to buy in July
First half results come in ahead of expectations
Montanaro UK Smaller Companies has a great track record and also offers generous dividends
Endeavour's move on Centamin could just be the start of takeover interest for the gold miner
We're still in profit on our Ocado trade despite a few testing weeks for the stock
Tracker products can help investors gain diversified exposure to small cap stocks at home and abroad
Making sense of why emerging markets have lagged developed ones for so long
AJ Bell's Tom Selby examines the potential impact to retirement savings