Magazine – 20 Jun 2013
Brexit planning is raising the stakes of economic pressure and lower for longer interest rates, putting dividends firmly in focus. In this week's Shares we scour the stock market for lower risk income opportunities, some traditional, others with a twist. We also discuss winners and losers from an increasingly volatile pound, explain the befuddling dynamics of investment trust discounts and premiums, and scan the app-mosphere for the best 7 smart investment apps. We also look in-depth at the midcaps space - did you know the FTSE 250 is at all-time highs? - plus our best investment ideas, fascinating market stats and facts and major news on Britain's energy future.
There are a select few fund managers out there whose track record of consistent premium performance means it is well worth keeping tabs on them. Simon Keane looks at which stocks the leading lights of the asset management industry have been buying in the wake of the latest equity market correction and together with the Shares team he highlights four key trades in particular.