magazine 29 Apr 2021

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Inflation is back on the agenda, the latest edition of Shares looks at the risks for investors and considers the sectors and stocks which can perform best when prices are rising.

This week’s digital magazine also includes insight into the latest numbers from Tesla, Microsoft and Google as well the lowdown on newly demerged DIY chain Wickes and a look at the next generation of star investments for popular growth fund Scottish Mortgage.

Discover why value stocks do well when interest rates go up, how UK commercial property stocks still face uncertainty despite a return to the office and the times when it can pay to seek out financial advice.

Investors react to the latest updates from big tech names

DIY retailer starts trading as an individual entity after being spun out of Travis Perkins

The commodity is set to be in high demand this decade as the world transitions away from a fossil fuel world

Second quarter output may disappoint but for some there is a silver lining

We still don’t know how the working from home trend will affect real estate owners in the long term

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

You may have heard of these big tech plays but what do they actually do?

40-year-old Charlotte was gifted some shares by her grandparents but is otherwise new to the financial markets

Inflation has been in hibernation for decades, but alarms are now ringing for investors

Falling rates in recent times have given a big boost to growth shares

Looking at the stocks the Baillie Gifford trust hopes can emulate the likes of Tesla and Amazon

Deciding when the extra cost of consulting an adviser is worth it

Proposed increases to capital gains tax aren’t as big a threat as some suggest

Demand has continued post-lockdown indicating a higher level of awareness and demand for the company's products

Shares in the construction firm are already up 20% since we said to buy two weeks ago

The miner is gearing up for the next level of growth as it targets commodities in all the right places

Credit hire and legal services play has significantly underperformed the wider market

The company has emerged from a tricky 12 months in really strong shape

Having successfully integrated SDL, the company is set to add selective acquisitions

Making sense of some contradictory market moves

Our expert has some tips for limiting the risks posed by pensions fraud