magazine 2 Dec 2021

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Shaken by Omicron. The digital magazine finds out how the markets reacted to the new strain of Covid-19 and considers what might happen next.

CBD stocks could be poised for a big breakthrough and Shares takes a look at some of the UK runners and riders. This week’s investment ideas include an ESG fund with a twist and tool hire firm growing fast.

Also in this latest edition: an examination of what happens when there’s a change at the top of a company, a discussion on what might be next for Johnson Matthey after its exit from the batteries market and a closer look at the top Asian income funds.

Media group’s shares have gone up 23-fold in the last five years

Spending goes up in the festive season but if you are going to lean on borrowings what are the better options

Controversial Swedish buy now, pay later outfit is growing fast

Looking at the immediate and potential longer-term impact of a more infectious strain of Covid

Vaccine makers have responded quickly to the latest mutation of the virus

Shares explains what happens when a new CEO comes in and highlights some recent key changes at the top

The beleaguered chemicals firm is in a strategic quagmire and could be vulnerable to a private equity bid

The sector has gone from novelty status to a genuine industry

Trust are typically offering more than open-ended vehicles

The options available to you when you leave the world of work behind

Selling at the right time is notoriously difficult and can see you lock in losses

Strategic review of its packaging arm lays groundwork for focus on higher quality components division

Cash-generative wholesaler’s annual profits to smash estimates following forecast-beating second half

Artemis Positive Future Fund has a different way of approaching impact investing

Company insists trading and outlook remain unchanged

The firm is seeing sales expansion, is becoming more profitable and could return cash

Releasing stocks from the US petroleum reserve has so far proved counter productive

Our resident expert looks at the best option for building up a pot to live on after you retire