magazine 15 Jul 2021
Banks, property, takeovers and dividends are the main themes in this edition of Shares.
Find out why various fund managers see further upside for the rally in banking stocks, where names like Lloyds have gone up by more than 25% this year.
Shares looks at opportunities in the property space and offers alternative ways for investors affected by fund suspensions to have exposure in their portfolios.
Discover a wealth of potential takeover targets as the UK market continues to attract bids from private equity firms and industry players. Two of these names are this week’s main investment ideas.
You can also read about Vanguard LifeStrategy funds, pension rules and more.
Some economists believe the European Central Bank hasn’t gone far enough to stimulate growth
Hawkwing plots takeover of Internet Fusion chaired by retail figure John Browett
Restructuring plans will position Tate & Lyle as a faster growth business
Philip Morris enters a bidding war for Vectura while British American Tobacco continues to develop Covid vaccine
The UK market continues to look cheap relative to the US and Europe
The company is benefitting from lower levels of claims
The outlook is brighter for dividends and earnings, but is this enough to warrant buying now?
Our top ways to play the space and the types of funds to avoid
Regulatory interference has a cast a cloud over these stocks
The fund series has been incredibly popular since launch
We discuss the limits and annual and lifetime allowances on tax relief for retirement savings
Using common earnings-based valuation metrics can help you identify stocks which stick out against their peers
Equities have taken a wobble and bonds are coming back into fashion
This could be one of many British companies taken over by a foreign company
Shares have significant profit potential for investors willing to give the company time
A joint venture with Nordstrom marks a departure for ASOS and not everyone is convinced
The laptops-to-smart TVs seller is enjoying sustained strong trading and the dividend is back
Revenues will get a further boost as and when travel resumes
Payouts are improving but a renewed drop in economic activity could put them at risk
Our expert compares rules for defined benefit and defined contribution schemes