magazine 20 Feb 2020

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Is BP going to turn its back on oil and gas? The new issue of Shares looks at the company’s longer term plans and what they could mean for its prized dividends.

Also this week: Apple warning highlights supply chain risk to companies reliant on China. Discover why rail companies are braced for an imminent Government review, and find out why the Shares team are turning bullish on one of the UK’s best known housebuilders.

There is an in-depth look at JD Sports, an explanation of the companies that move European stock markets, and the first-time investor series looks at the difference in risks associated with cash, bonds and shares.

Understanding how you might be able to hit certain investment goals

Apple warning on Chinese issues highlights the risks facing many businesses

A high equity rating leaves the retailer’s shares vulnerable to a big correction if there are problems stocking its stores

The bank has suffered a large drop in profit and outlined a large restructuring plan

Changes are likely to impact quoted operators FirstGroup and Go-Ahead

One of the biggest corporate transformation stories in living memory matters to investors far and wide

The sports fashion brands seller has a winning formula and plenty of global growth to shoot for

Assessment of value reports will still leave investors with work to do

Why accessing your cash fast is easier from some products than others

We take a look inside the Euro Stoxx 50 and DAX 30 indices

Providers now have to tell you when contracts are ending so you can shop around for a better deal

Royal Bank of Scotland’s plan to be renamed NatWest won’t fix its underlying problems

Energy firm's numbers were marred by write-downs linked to its nuclear and oil and gas businesses

Business benefits from a recovery in UK fortunes

The housebuilder has learned from its mistakes yet still trades at a discount to peers    

Third Point Offshore provides a way to benefit from the acumen of one of Wall Street’s most famous names

Scope to pick up China shutdown slack through 2020

The cryptocurrency is nearing the $10,000 mark again

Our resident pensions expert explains three options to consider when assessing retirement savings upon a marriage ending