magazine 29 Oct 2020

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Trump Vs Biden. As the election looms Shares examines the businesses and sectors which could be winners and losers under America’s next leader.

Take a bite into Apple and its plans for growth, discover how popular fund Fundsmith is shaping up as it hits its 10-year anniversary and learn about a financial metric favoured by the professionals.

Also in the digital magazine: bank dividends in the spotlight, the companies pursuing M&A, the case for shopping around for the best rates on your savings, the inside track on the recent pulling of UK-focused investment trust IPOs and why one asset manager is still pressing ahead with a launch in this space.

Former Vote Leave chief thinks impact of no deal more significant politically than economically

Strategic move comes at short-term cost and sends share price spiralling downwards

Investor appetite for UK recovery trust launches proves more modest than hoped

Investors need to be realistic about the scope and scale of future pay-outs

The market reaction to recent corporate updates hints at valuation concerns

Winners and losers under America's next leader

Checklists are a great way to make sure you haven’t missed anything obvious about a stock

Three things the Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity team are thinking about today

Areas like board independence are seeing improvement as markets begin to mature

As the firm approaches its 10-year anniversary we examine what went right and ask if it could have done better

Services, wearables and 5G should continue to drive increasingly reliable growth

It’s still worth shopping around despite the low rate environment

Investments made now could have an outsized impact on returns in recovery

ASML and Texas Instruments add extra value through troubled 2020

This global growth fund has even managed to trump Fundsmith’s performance

The fizz is starting to return at the soft drinks colossus

This diversified natural extracts and ingredients provider is real high quality business

Growth has held sway for a decade but will this continue?

Our resident expert looks at the limits on what you can put into your pension