magazine 4 Jun 2020

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Investing in retirement: four fund ideas to help you with the long-term challenge of generating a bumper pension pot.

Discover how the technology sector will be front and centre thanks to the pandemic, the details behind the bust-up over online retailer Boohoo and insight into whether we have seen the worst of the economic impact of lockdown.

Also this week: a fund focused on sustainable growth from US companies and can the triple lock on pensions can be maintained?

Find out the pros and cons of currency-hedged ETFs and why investors need to brace themselves for a wave of going concern warnings.

Portfolios should be thought as a team, where the whole is greater than the sum of the parts

The virtual roadshow could become the future blueprint for floats, saving time and costs

Investors snap up corporate debt in search for safe returns

What this accounting term means and why investors should take note

May’s industrial surveys show a recovery from April’s record lows

The importance of considering risk alongside reward

We still think investors should steer clear of the business due to an expensive valuation

These investments have the right characteristics to create significant value in the coming years

Investors should consider how stocks might be positioned longer term

Successful adoption of digital strategy set to polarise returns

For those fortunate enough to have cash left over after using their wrappers there are options

We look at how some names exposed to emerging trends in the pandemic have performed      

Trade the upwards momentum in its share price as lockdown restrictions are eased

Software reseller proving it is one of the more robust businesses in face of pandemic challenge

Near-term uncertainty remains but there is huge opportunity from IT transformation

The investment trust has already delivered a 12% return since we said to buy three months ago

This fund provides exposure to market leaders in large and growing industries

Buying the ‘GBP hedged’ share class can remove currency risk, but there are potential drawbacks

Valuations have disconnected from corporate earnings across the Atlantic

Our resident pensions expert looks at whether this Government commitment can be honoured