magazine 18 Feb 2021
1 year since the market crash. What has changed, what has performed well and the stocks which have been left behind in the recovery rally.
This week’s issue of Shares features an in-depth discussion on the recently floated online greetings card company Moonpig, a report on the funds which pay dividends every month and insight into a planned $50 billion e-commerce IPO from South Korea.
Also in the digital magazine: markets surge on vaccine optimism amid record flows into equities, why you need to be fearful of zombies, a new breed of investment trust joining the market, plus the latest on the oil price and help with deciphering company accounts.
The UK’s first digital infrastructure investment trust has floated and another hopes to follow suit
BlackRock, Bill Ackman and RIT Capital Partners are among the Korean e-commerce disruptor’s backers
Crude prices rally amid hopes for demand recovery and supply disruption
Cumulative number of global vaccinations has overtaken number of infections
Technology still ‘hot’ but the market may be at risk of over-heating
What you need to know about the balance sheet and cash conversion
43-year-old Shaheen already pays into a pension and wants to put more money aside
Events of the past 12 months have major implications for consumers and companies
Weighing up options for people in retirement as they seek ways to pay monthly bills
We think they are worth buying for the clear growth opportunity and clever techniques to drive sales
The idea of a guaranteed income for life will appeal to a lot of people
Recovery could be constrained by companies kept afloat thanks to state support
Miner has hiked its first half dividend by 55% and there could be more to come
The stock is cheap compared to peers but analysts think earnings could recover rapidly and ‘positively surprise’ the market
Strong trading, greater synergies and more deals all point to upgrades
A hardening of rates means potential for significant profit growth
Why regulation can’t necessarily stop bubbles from forming