magazine 27 Aug 2020
‘Five great stocks to buy now’ – Shares has searched the market for good value opportunities and found a quintet worth investigating.
Other investment ideas include a small cap that keeps beating expectations and a quality-focused investment trust trading on a much larger discount than normal.
Find out why BT is seen as a takeover target and why an M&A revival is predicted after the worst first-half for deals since 2010.
Elsewhere in this issue: FTSE primed to play catch-up after lagging US stocks, energy storage theme offers growth and dividends, managing your pension in your 60s, and when to sell a stock (and when not to sell).
It would be a hugely risky acquisition while important decisions and commitments remain undecided
Two contracts achievements are another sign of the progress made by the company’s Build to Last turnaround plan
Investec says investors may be better of buying BHP, Rio Tinto or a mining ETF
The trust is trading on a significant premium to NAV despite limited growth potential
Activity could erupt thanks to large cash piles among private equity and low equity valuations
Stocks rally around the world after plasma treatment was authorised for use in hospitals
Key points to consider as you prepare to stop working or begin your golden years
Three things the Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity team are thinking about today
Global primary energy demand has increased by 50% in the last two decades and is double the level forecast 40 years ago
We've found some decent businesses trading on attractive valuations
Follow these simple steps to improve your portfolio management skills
A large number of young adults are about to get their hands on a cash reward, so what are their options?
The pound losing its recent strength and oil stocks responding to a higher commodity price could boost the index
Software reseller is proving to be one of the more robust businesses in the face of the pandemic challenge
Analyst revisits forecasts for the third time since virus outbreak
Ideal time to buy into this quality-focused dividend grower at a big discount
Earnings have pleasantly surprised this year yet the stock rating remains cheap
Markets eye the looming battle between Biden and Trump in November