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This week's articles: 30 November 2018

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This week's articles: 30 November 2018

FEATURES

Letters from America

James Norrington discovers a treasure trove of current market insights and investment strategies in the quarterly letters sent by hedge fund managers to their clients

Investors and Financial Advisers: Friends or foes?

DIY investors pride themselves on managing their own finances, but are there some areas in which professional help can yield better returns? Taha Lokhandwala finds out.

SEVEN DAYS

Our take on the biggest business stories of the past week

 

NEWS

Greggs surprises with profit upgrade

Fresnillo slumps on mining law proposals

DNO makes move for Faroe

Thomas Cook issues second warning

 

News Spotlight – AJ Bell promising despite market jitters

Economic Outlook – Not just Brexit, Next week’s economics

 

COMMENT

The Editor – Diversification dangers

Simon Thompson – Parkmead enters into transformational talks, End game for Local Shopping REIT, First Property posts eye-watering gains, Record’s bumper results

Chris Dillow – Watching bonds, Momentum’s failure

Mr Bearbull – Menthol health issues

The Trader – China on my mind

Phil Oakley – How to understand a company’s working capital position

Q&A – The taxing issue of Aim shares and business property relief explained

 

MONEY

Portfolio Clinic – Your target return is too ambitious

TIPS

Astra’s plan comes at too high a price

Sell M&B’s slowdown

Acquisitions to boost Polypipe

Close Brothers solid dividend at a discount

Buy into European Asset Trusts’s high income at a bargain price

 

Tips Updates

GB Group

Ibstock

Interserve

Vectura

Wynnstay

 

FUNDS

M&G launches global equity ‘impact’ fund

Big Theme – P2P lending trusts look to overcome negative headlines

 

SHARES

 

Taking Stock - London prices and the Harrison cycle

Stock Screens – Eighteen high-yield small-cap plays

Sector Focus  - Are more outsourcers set for the scrapheap?

 

Results

 

Gooch & Housego

Severfield

Majestic Wine

Assura

Mitie

Alpha Financial Markets Consulting

Charles Stanley

Liontrust

Severn Trent

Redcentric

Euromoney

NewRiver REIT

Residential Secure Income REIT

Victoria

Fuller’s Smith & Turner

Future

CMC Markets

De La Rue

Pets at Home

Kainos

Palace Capital

Polar Capital

UDG

Shaftesbury

KCom

Amigo

IG Design

Renew

Pennon

Vp

Cranswick

Treatt

Conygar

 

WEEK AHEAD

 

TAKEOVERS

 

DIRECTORS DEALS

AB directors sell down

Royal Mail chief executive tops up