magazine 16 Dec 2021
What to expect in 2022: the outlook for markets, dividends, inflation, interest rates and more. Read Shares’ comprehensive guide to the year ahead.
Discover the best performing investment trusts in 2021, and the best and worst performing IPOs.
Twelve fund managers pick their top stocks for 2022, while the Shares team plays a game of fantasy M&A and makes the argument for big deals involving Apple, Microsoft and more.
This week’s investment ideas include a well-known German shoe seller and an infection protection specialist.
Find out about Vanguard’s ESG version of its popular LifeStrategy funds and why the current house price boom might be a problem for Lifetime ISA savers.
Surging property market puts homes out of the reach for people using the vehicle
The two digital media businesses have contrasting fortunes as they become listed entities
Pest control and cleaning services firm makes a splash with takeover of US rival
There has been a breakthrough in a legal fight with Autostore but the business needs to do better elsewhere
Supermarket giants and private equity would be interested if the high street chemist goes under the hammer
There are some interesting signals coming from US shares
Popular fund range to use sustainable metrics
Shares considers a range of possible tie-ups that have strategic logic
The selection includes an automotive group, a big tech firm and an electronic monitoring leader
The outlook for markets, dividends, inflation, interest rates and more
On average IPOs have performed well this year, but 2021 has also seen its fair share of flops
We also reveal the closed-ended funds that struggled this year
The two stocks have just reported earnings but share overhangs still cloud the stock prices near-term
The shares have been hit by short-term issues but its market opportunity has arguably got bigger
We believe its reshaping of the business and accelerated investment in renewables should provide attractive long term returns
Analysts calculate a 755p share price is within reach in 2022
Underlying progress at defence firm remains encouraging despite sluggish share price
Sportswear giant trades at a big discount to US rival Nike
Looking at some key potential scenarios for the 12 months ahead and how to track them
Our resident expert helps with a question on annual allowances and drawdown