ArchivesMagazine - 04 Oct 2018Why the oil price is at a four-year high We weigh up the reasons behind the commodity price spike and what could happen next 04 October 2018|Talking Point Issue: 04 Oct 2018 - Page 27 < Should I overpay my mortgage or invest the cash? The 25 most important companies in the world > Issue: 04 Oct 2018 - Page 27 | Contents Next: The 25 most important companies in the world Previous: Should I overpay my mortgage or invest the cash? Find out how to deal online from £1.50 in a SIPP, ISA or Dealing account. Tom Sieber Issue Contents Editor's View Can mining ever be seen as an ethical investment? Funds Alternatives to Fundsmith’s new global smaller companies trust Great Ideas Great chance to buy top notch FTSE 100 stock Ferguson for a nice price Time is right for LoopUp’s remote meetings revolution Great Ideas Update Third quarter update for our picks of the year Our Great Idea on Savannah is off to a strong start Carnival continues to deliver CVS remains a compelling pet project Main Feature The 25 most important companies in the world Money Matters Should I overpay my mortgage or invest the cash? News Aston Martin and Funding Circle endure shaky starts after floating on the stock market Housebuilders hit by foreign buyers’ tax plan Time to sell Royal Mail shares as the once-attractive dividend looks unsustainable Ocado, Just Eat, Rightmove and others selected for new reliable growth’ list What Shurgard’s €2.4bn IPO means for UK self-storage plays Airline sector still in the danger zone as cost and operational pressures intensify Russ Mould Why US equities seem to be passing the stress test (for now) Talking Point Why the oil price is at a four-year high Venture Capital Trusts Venture capital trusts offer significant tax benefits but are they suitable for all investors?