magazine 3 Jun 2021

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This week’s issue of Shares sees a hunt for value on the stock market – examining five different ways of identifying shares where the price could be right.

Discover which has performed best – active funds or trackers. Find out about investing in overseas shares and get the lowdown on the UK’s underappreciated vaccine play GlaxoSmithKline.

The digital magazine also includes a discussion of flexible investment trusts and how their multi-asset approach could help protect against inflation and market volatility.

Elsewhere, discover why some of the best funds can come in small packages, get the latest on the housing boom as well as details of the upcoming IPO of furniture firm

Home renovation boom could be knocked off course amid supply shortages

Miners rally as investors pile into the precious metal, but Centamin falls behind after rare ‘sell’ note

Furniture seller is millennials favourite but isn’t profitable

UK’s biggest listed software firm could be a key partner for oil majors’ green shift

We use five different screens of the market to uncover bargain shares

Glaxo’s response to Covid has been one of the broadest in the industry with two potential treatments as well as multiple vaccine candidates

Collectives with a lower level of assets can be more agile and flexible than their larger counterparts

We unpick the performance of trackers versus actively managed products

Assets like gold, commodities, property and bonds can aid the preservation of capital and income

We run through costs, tax issues, market opening hours and more

Keep your eyes and ears open for information that could help you make better informed investment decisions

Company is aiming to treble renewable energy output by 2030

The investment trust’s portfolio has attracted six bids in the last 18 months

Ambitious three-year targets could lead to significant uplift in firm’s value

Shares says: this latest update confirms our positive view, stay long

We continue to like this quality-focused fund with growing dividends

Our resident expert helps with a question about moving cash between pension pots