magazine 23 Sep 2021

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Discover the big changes to the FTSE 100 next year and why this is important. Shares also suggests some future candidates for the top UK stock index.

Find out why global stock markets have experienced a wobble and the potential fall-out from Evergrande’s problems.

Shares explores the latest hot themes including rising gas prices that have got investors hunting for relevant stocks.

This week’s ideas include two investment trusts trading well below the value of their assets. One yields 5% and focuses on property, the other provides an alternative way to get exposure to Asia without putting money into China.

The magazine also answers eight popular questions about pensions.

Fears of contagion from China sell-off collide with worries over UK consumers

National Express is trying to buy its rival

The company plans to funnel $9.5 billion from selling assets into shareholder returns and paying down debt

Positive results for breast cancer drug bode well for patients and the business

Key things to consider when building up a pot of money for later life

Get ready for some major changes to the UK’s leading stock market benchmark

Chief executive Rupert Hodson is excited about the prospects for the group amid the demise of the third party cookie

Shares shines the spotlight on the small-to-mid-sized funds that could become the major players of tomorrow

Follow these steps and you’ll be looking smart in no time

Investors are watching the news like a hawk for big events that could influence share price movements

Longer term we reckon the fund’s focus on quality will pay off

Company has integrated a new major US brand and strengthened its cross border e-commerce capability in China

Resignation of prime minister Suga seen as a boost for Tokyo stock market

The small cap payments group has a bright outlook

VinaCapital Vietnam Opportunities Fund has a strong track record and trades on a wide discount which means double the appeal

Standard Life Investments Property Income has a great track record

If consumers get used to paying more and seek higher wages in turn, rising prices could be here to stay

Tom Selby goes through the options for taking money out of a retirement savings pot