magazine 5 Nov 2020

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Amazon under the microscope. As restrictions kick in again this edition of Shares looks at one of the big lockdown winners and whether it can maintain its momentum.

Also insight into an historic US election, the impact that paying off debt can have on a stock and the pharmaceutical firm which has been left behind by its peers in 2020.

Also in the digital magazine: why cash is king when analysing a business, M&A action in the biotech space, how popular fund Fidelity Global Special Situations is sticking with the value theme, plus the collapse of Ant Group’s mega IPO in China and the implications for former parent Alibaba.

Markets experience wild swings as voting results start to be counted

We explain why cash flow is so crucial and how investors can calculate free cash flow yield

Regulator raises questions over digital finance giant’s ability to meet disclosure and listing conditions

Shares examines how companies and sectors were impacted by the announcement of a second lockdown

Boost for biotech sector as two UK-listed names receive premium bids

HMRC considers banning new investments by retail investors

Why companies can re-rate as they reduce their borrowing

Options for investors as online shopping giant enjoys blowout Q3

Is there worse in store for markets as the Covid-19 second wave arrives?

Popular with retail investors, this Fidelity fund looks to strike a balance between growth and value

Holders of collectives still have a big bias towards UK stocks

Smaller rivals arguably have more room for manoeuvre on pay-outs

Knockout first quarter demonstrates tech giant's operational power

Wheaton Precious Metals is unique in the London market and well-placed to thrive at the current gold price

REIT remains on track as it continues its transition to being a pure-play on multi-let industrial assets

Investors are not giving the company any credit for the significant changes made to its structure and focus

A deal to buy a smaller rival will ‘significantly enhance’ future growth, says the company

Should you be worried by the SOX index losing momentum?

Our resident pensions expert deals with a query about accessing this entitlement