magazine 17 Jun 2021

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Five dividend growth stars: Shares screens the market to identify companies with the capacity to grow their pay-outs.

This week’s investment ideas include a US smaller company fund seeing a change at the helm and a life science firm with an exciting new product.

Discover the investment trust managers with ‘skin in the game’, read about GlaxoSmithKline’s plans for its consumer healthcare arm and find out about the new space-related funds listing in London.

The digital magazine also includes an explainer on how companies raise money from investors, a pensions-related warning from the regulator which could hit dividends and two big mysteries which have emerged from the latest ISA stats.

Rates to stay on hold despite signs of recovery and wage pressure

The delay didn’t have a big impact on most firms, with the news already priced in among leisure stocks

Robert from North Yorkshire details how he makes the most of his SIPP and ISA accounts

Stocks involved in out of this world activities are creating excitement not yet justified by their performance

Loading demerged unit with the bulk of its debt could allow GSK to reduce leverage in the remaining businesses

Pay-outs could be put on hold where schemes are in deficit

Dividend growers and initiators have historically performed better than the market, while also providing protection against market volatility

Baillie Gifford UK Growth and Fidelity China Special Situations look beyond the stock market to generate better returns

We look at the investment trusts where managers’ interests are aligned with other shareholders

We explain different ways companies raise money on the market

The latest figures on the tax wrapper reveal two puzzling trends

Central banks seem to have offset concerns over rising prices for now

The company is well positioned to be a major player in the emerging skin health probiotic market

The trust performs strongly in 2021 and should be well positioned for the longer term

Why you should buy into Chris Berrier’s tried-and-tested ‘3G’ approach

The alcoholic drinks giant has momentum as reopening benefit starts to feed through

Performance has been very good since its investment style has come into favour

Zara's parent company continues to deliver good news

The precious metal is struggling to hit new highs despite clear drivers for its price

Our pensions expert explains why there are benefits to building a retirement pot even if you’re older