magazine 17 Mar 2022

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The West’s decision to shun Russia as an energy provider suggests more money will need to be invested in oil and gas drilling and renewables. Shares looks at stocks and funds positioned for this change.

Discover how to invest in gold as the metal price rallies again and find out why Amazon’s shares will become more affordable.

This week’s investment ideas include two income-generating stocks, while the sector report looks at the logistics space which is seeing a new wave of takeover activity.

Meanwhile, Laith Khalaf looks at five big personal finance changes happening in April and Steve Frazer looks at UK tech stocks that have halved this year.

Unfortunately the investment trust’s performance in 2022 has been disappointing so far

Discover what will happen to tax rates, the state pension and energy bills

Shares in Nutrien, K+S and ICL have soared in the past month

GXO’s bid for Clipper Logistics is part of a global trend towards consolidation in the sector as the e-commerce boom creates a major tailwind for earnings

He takes advantage of market weakness to buy more shares in the business

Portfolio rebalancing could see billions of dollars flow into equities very soon

Tech stocks suffer major sell-off before rebounding on Beijing’s promise of support measures

A change in leadership comes at a crucial time in the retailer's history

We compare previous down markets and ask if history is a useful guide

The metal price is near its all-time high as investors seek assets that hold or grow their value in times of inflation, recession and war

We consider why Essensys, DotDigital and Made Tech have fallen out of favour

Western countries will have to look hard at securing new fuel supplies

It is effectively a crowd sourced estimate for the amount of future uncertainty

History tells us that stock splits are often good news for investors

The chrome and platinum group metals producer should benefit from sanctions on Russia

Operating margins are improving and exposure to troubled smart motorways is only small

The asset manager has come a long way since being spun out of Prudential

Stronger than expected trading in Germany means sustainably higher earnings

There is a lot to like about Middlefield Canadian in the current climate

Despite a challenging backdrop for Europe, investing in its best companies should reap rewards

Market volatility has prompted a reader to change their pension access plans