Funds and investment trusts make a very good foundation for building up a pot of money in an individual savings account (Isa), and for getting exposure to a wide range of markets and sectors cheaply and easily. But while it is possible to invest only through managed funds, many investors also like to invest in individual shares to try to give their portfolios an additional boost. They may have knowledge of a sector themselves, or they may simply wish to put their growing understanding of the stock market to use. Whatever the reason, and however experienced you are, it pays to do your research thoroughly.
To kickstart your thinking, we’ve picked out 10 shares we believe have the potential to deliver solid returns over time and are reasonably priced. We’ve only got room for brief summaries of the reasons why we like these shares, but we hope these serve as starting points for your own more detailed analysis.
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