magazine 6 Feb 2020

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Discover Shares’ six best small cap ideas including a tech firm winning contracts with big clients and a newly listed firm benefiting from soaring demand for all things ESG.

Also this week: the healthcare companies seeking a cure for the coronavirus. Should Sirius Minerals shareholders reinvest any takeover cash in Anglo American? And learn why Shares has changed its view on FTSE 250 media group Future.

Find out which ETFs have beaten Fundsmith Equity since its launch, and which funds have delivered consistent market-beating performance.

Read about the companies which move the FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 indices, and why soaring US stocks mask problems with the US economy.

Two specialist investment companies suffer due to escalating outbreak

A cocktail of headwinds is hurting the two FTSE 100 companies

The incoming chief executive faces a tough task transforming the oil producer in an ESG-focused world

You should sit up and take notice of negative remarks from industrial managers and big US companies

GlaxoSmithKline is among a number of healthcare stocks trying to find a solution to 2020’s major outbreak

Investors shrug off guidance for lower than expected earnings by the litigation finance provider

These companies have so much to offer

The FTSE 100 mining giant is a wholly different proposition to the junior potash miner it is trying to acquired

We reveal the unit trusts and Oeics that have been top quartile performers

Find out the names which really matter to the performance of the UK stock market

It is worth exploring the free resources available before paying for research

We explain how to make the necessary provisions for your family

The market noise hasn’t stopped a large number of UK-listed companies seeing strong share price gains

The value of the business plummets on controversy around use of customer data

Company issues robust response in the wake of shorting attack

US businesses support metamorphosis to a higher quality operation

Martin Currie Global has upped its game since a former footballer took charge

Porvair is a quality business with defensive characteristics, but it is priced for perfection

The recent US acquisition of MTEQ has opened the door to new contracts

We’ve done the research and the answer may take you by surprise

History suggests the first month of the year tells you a lot about the next 11 months for stocks and shares

Our pensions expert explains how to claim everything you are owed on contributions