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Shareholder magazine is moving online

Shareholder magazine is moving towards an online-only future. You’ll still be able to read all our usual insight, news and views here, but you’ll receive a much richer, interactive experience with more concise content and links through to relevant information and data. If we’ve got your email address, we’ll send you an email to let you know when each edition is available to view. If not, please sign in and go to ‘my profile’ to update your email address and preferences. We also intend to run an email survey to seek your views on Shareholder.  Please update your email address if you wish to take part.

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In or out?

Richard Stone considers how the upcoming EU referendum could affect investors and takes a look at both sides of the argument: to 'Bremain' or to 'Brexit'!

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Long-term attractions

Graham Spooner examines the longevity of investment trusts ahead of the launch of our new preferred range, and how to choose one.

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Top of the stocks

Our investment research analysts examine the 15 most popular shares this spring. Which ones are still worth investing in?

Shares for a diverse portfiolio

Our customers' three top rated shares, and another three recommended by our analysts.

Get off to a flying start

Consider investing early in the tax year for the potential of better returns.

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in it together

David Cameron and George Osborne have been keen to stress “we are all in it together”. Chief executive, Richard Stone, shares the benefits of investment clubs.

Investment clubs for women

Fersfield Women’s Investment Club brings women together to share investment knowledge while getting to know members of the local community.

Funds for your portfolio

Andy Parsons, head of investment research at The Share Centre, shares your top 10 traded funds for 2015.

3 strong funds

Andy Parsons, head of investment research, comments on three strong performing funds.

Investing in Private Equity

Anthony Lebus, manger of Pantheon Internation PLC, looks at the potential benefits (and pitfalls) of global diversification.

Under the microscope

Healthcare fund managers at Polar Capital share their insight discuss three investment opportunities within the healthcare sector.

Volatility: friend or foe?

Should investors embrace or fear volatile markets. Andy Parsons shares his thoughts.

Ask the fund manager

Liontrust Fund Manager, Anthony Cross, believes that volatility is something to be embraced - if you do your homework.

If I had...

We asked staff at The Share Centre how they would invest a lump sum of £20,000. You might be surprised by their answers.

In profile

Paul White, our head of customer engagement, tells about himself and improving the customer journey for you.