magazine 2 Apr 2020

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Investors’ pain relief: your guide to getting through this tricky period. Shares explains how to sort out your finances, the signs the markets want to see, how to manage your current investments, and what to do if you want to invest more money.

Discover where to find income when dividends are being cut; and the outlook for the banking, travel, healthcare and telecoms sectors.

Learn how fund managers are restructuring their portfolios and the steps they shouldn’t be taking.

Shares explains why the housing market has gone into lockdown and it reveals the small cap whose share price is soaring thanks to its role in helping to fight coronavirus.

Funds, investment trusts and ETFs are the best places to start if you’re new to investing

Equities are expected to stay volatile as companies retreat into cash conservation mode despite hope of coronavirus vaccine

We also look at the outlook for metal prices and how shares in commodities producers have fared

Lenders pass on rate cuts but withdraw mortgage offers

Wall Street investment king comes out fighting following misconstrued TV appearance

The investment trust has sold its defensive holdings to raise cash and reduce borrowings

Investors will soon get a clearer idea of how a demand surge will boost earnings

We examine how they’ve performed in a tumultuous past three months

We look at the different measures firms are taking to avoid financial distress during the crisis

Cloud, software-as-a-service and digital transformation will continue to be important themes in the tech space

We talk to the brains behind Mid Wynd and Scottish Investment Trust

We look at the differences between the two accounts and when one might be better than the other

Look for evidence of style drift and being too aggressive prior to the sell-off

It is likely to see earnings upgrades thanks to two significant tailwinds

Supermarket Income REIT looks very attractive in a volatile market

How you can gauge whether the market sell-off has run its course and a recovery is being set up

A lower amount of money would go into your retirement savings pot temporarily