magazine 2 Sep 2021

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Global population growth could see major changes to food production and eating habits. Shares looks at the stocks and funds best placed to benefit from this structural shift.

Prudential shareholders will soon get free shares in the company’s US business. Find out why the group is being split into two and the prospects for both entities.

Discover why investment trust dividends haven’t suffered as much as some headlines suggest.

You can also read the final part of Shares’ FTSE 250 series, which looks at companies’ financial health, broker price targets and director dealings.

There are also articles on Marks & Spencer, Smithson and a beginner’s guide to reading charts.

International Consolidated Airlines sees faster low-cost recovery and wants a bigger piece of the market

A meeting of central bankers contained enough news to keep investors bullish

It looks sensible to sell shares in newly demerged US insurance arm

Looking at whether will be a return to the office or if a hybrid model here to stay

This sector trades at a premium valuation reflecting its focus on higher margin niche areas

We also look at director holdings and the flaws of forecasting

There is a big transformation underway in the food we eat and how it is grown

Average drop in payouts skewed by a few cutters with most trusts not letting income investors down

Some investors frown on technical analysis but it can be a useful tool

Examining the best rates whatever requirements you have

Market sentiment remains weak and it feels as if regulatory interference is far from over

Science kit maker continuing its value-added alchemy

Perennial retail underperformer’s transformation has real traction

Company expands footprint across the pond with capture of Irvine Electronics

It follows the same process as the popular Fundsmith Equity Fund but invests in different stocks

Our expert discusses whether a prospective new levy should affect your thinking