magazine 19 May 2022
Discover the reasons why certain bonds are starting to look more interesting.
Find out different ways to play the tech sector using tracker funds and why $24 billion Instacart could be heading for the stock market.
Learn why the tobacco and utilities sectors have caught investors’ attention and read about the prospects for down-on-its-luck e-commerce group THG.
This week’s investment ideas include a quality-themed income fund and a well-known British hospitality name.
There is a useful guide to creating a budget to survive the cost-of-living crisis.
You can also read about Finsbury Growth & Income, Greggs, Disney, Airtel Africa, Marshalls and Diversified Energy in this week’s edition of Shares.
Lighter-touch regulation has led to a string of takeovers, mergers and strategic investments
Business puts technology at its heart but industry is flooded with competitors
The FTSE 100 member’s shares hit a two-year high as it sells products for more
Exposure to ESG themes, recent power price volatility and the need for energy security are shaking up the industry
A simple bit of organisation could help you avoid being stressed about money
Finsbury Growth & Income manager remains optimistic about the long-term
Cost pressures and consumer recession could trigger a reset of sales and expansion aspirations
Bonds have had a tough time of late but their prospects are improving
The Nasdaq is not the only way to play the sector
The stock feels like a binary bet with Ingenuity as the deciding factor and the risks just look too high in the current environment
Boards can add value by changing the manager, lowering fees or instigating mergers
Investors are dumping US shares and cryptocurrencies while UK stocks hold up well
US natural gas producer's latest quarterly results underline its income attractions
Entertainment giant posts 7.9 million sign-ups in the first quarter, bucking negative streaming trends
Whitbread is well placed as UK holidaymakers look to save money and not go abroad
The consumer staples and healthcare-dominated portfolio has much to offer
Nigeria banking approval should spur further growth in mobile money
Marley acquisition provides great opportunities for future growth
We look at the turning points which could signal the future direction of shares
It’s a question many people are asking as the cost of living keeps going up