magazine 4 Nov 2021

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Funds and trusts with stamina and strength. The latest edition of Shares highlights six collectives which have been top of the leaderboard in their respective sectors over one, three, five and 10 years.

Plus an exclusive interview with hedge fund manager Bill Ackman, an investment idea offering an enhanced income stream as well as portfolio protection against market volatility and inflation and a look at whether there’s any substance behind Facebook’s rebranding as Meta Platforms.

Also in the digital magazine: find out what’s behind a share price swoon at Games Workshop, discover stocks with exposure to COP 26 and learn why Apple and Amazon are eyeing Christmas with some trepidation.

Microchip shortages, soaring staff and shipping costs combine for bleak holidays run-in

Protecting as much of your hard-earned cash as possible from HMRC

Further upside to come from float of Rivian electric vehicle maker

While scepticism is high some areas have enjoyed strong gains ahead of the summit

Social media giant wants to play a leading role in an augmented and virtual reality future

Case could prompt a wave of similar claims for Covid-related losses

Shares finds the funds which have been top performers in their sectors over the long term

Analysing the funds and ETFs which play this top-performing space

One of the world’s most famous investors shares his views on investing

The fantasy miniatures specialist has built a great business but alienating its loyal followers could be devastating

The trust’s current investment approach isn’t working and the new merger proposal looks like a sensible solution

Share prices don’t always behave the way you expect

The sector is kept on a tight leash by the regulators and even higher rates aren’t all good news

Exceptionally run electricals business could rally beyond 500p

Analysts increased their earnings estimates following strong third quarter results

Soft drinks giant makes its largest ever brand acquisition in $5.6 billion deal

Defence firm shares have drifted but it continues to make progress

This global equity trust is an inflation-buster and has lifted its dividend

Unpicking how movements in government-backed fixed income can be read

Our expert looks at how the normal minimum pension age works