magazine 24 Mar 2022

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With the risks posed by Russian cyber attacks elevated thanks to war in Ukraine, Shares looks at the businesses dedicated to defending businesses and organisations against this threat.

The digital magazine debates which is better - dividend yield or dividend growth - and examines why Nike shares found some air on its latest update.

This week’s investment ideas include a smaller company focused investment trust, while Ian Conway looks under the bonnet of agricultural equipment maker Deere.

Plus, an examination of what not to do before the tax year end, the impact on savers and mortgage borrowers of rising interest rates and what leading market professionals think about the current geopolitical situation.

Cuts to National Insurance contributions and fuel duty

Looking at the Bank of England’s latest decision and the impact it will have

Plumbing outfit set to follows BHP’s FTSE 100 exit in May this year

Four things to consider with the 5 April HMRC deadline on the horizon

The athletic apparel leader continues to make progress with a winning strategy

Plus500 looks to Japan after IG reports a notable slowdown for US business

Low unemployment and £300 billion of excess savings remain supportive

UK markets offer stocks which have done well against rising prices

Investors brace for news from world’s most heavily geared developer

Structural growth and industry consolidation huge drivers for future value creation

There is a trade-off between current and future income, but the two aren’t incompatible

Fund managers and investment experts give their view on the aftershocks

While companies are remaining unlisted for longer, you can still invest in them

Analysts believe profitability could soon return to pre-pandemic levels at the branded drinks maker

The Illinois firm’s next big seller could be self-driving tractors as it continues to innovate

Fashion name Ted Baker is attracting interest but could other names catch a bid

Focus on high-quality growth stocks has delivered benchmark-beating performance for years

Solid operational progress has been achieved in the Czech Republic and at DataGryd, a US datacentre operator

This portfolio of financially strong businesses is proving its worth in testing market conditions

Investors slowly starting to cotton on as stock markets stabilise

Concerns over the mature nature of the UK business have been overdone and robust growth across the Atlantic is likely to prompt investors to revisit the stock

The imminent disposal of Essentra's packaging and filters division is likely to prompt a re-rating of the share price.

Examining the prospects for metals and energy markets after a strong recent run