You may be surprised to learn that one third of stocks in the FTSE 100 are trading below their 2017 starting price, even though the index is up by 5%. The new issue of Shares explains why Barclays, Centrica, Merlin and others haven’t hitched a ride on the stock market bull-run and which ones might be worth another look.

The digital magazine examines the latest financial results from the UK-quoted banks including Lloyds and HSBC. You can discover why the rally in housebuilders’ shares has come to a halt. There is also a debate about the pros and cons of transferring a Help to Buy ISA into a Lifetime ISA.