There are numerous regular publications which are of interest to investors. Most are available in both paper and electronic form. We catalogue a number of them here. Many of these periodicals include investment ideas (and some contain “buy” and “sell” recommendations). Such ideas should always be taken with a pinch of salt and you should do your own research. You are not likely to make money if you simply “follow the herd” (as the price you pay or obtain may already reflect knowledge that is in the public domain)! Clicking on the logos will take you to the publications’ websites.

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The Financial Times (FT) is the best known daily publication, with a focus on matters of interest to investors, as well as general national and international news and comment. Some investors find it a “must read” to stay informed about the background economic and political climate that will influence their investments.

The Investors Chronicle is a widely read weekly publication specifically for investors. It contains articles on a variety of topics, including educational materials, investment ideas and economic commentary.


The Economist is an authoritative weekly publication covering global economic and political affairs. Excellent background reading to stay well informed and educated about economic matters.

Shares Magazine is a weekly publication, packed with investment ideas and commentary. It is available free to clients of stockbroker AJ Bell, who now own this publication.

Small Company Sharewatch is a monthly “tipsheet”, offering interesting smaller company investment ideas.

A monthly newsletter, aimed at defensive and dividend focused investors. It is focused on stocks with the best combination of income, growth, quality and value. The newsletter includes a model portfolio, which aims to generate more income and growth than the FTSE All-Share, with less risk