Finding good value investments in the current expensive market is difficult – but not impossible. The new issue of Shares explains three ways to spot rare pockets of value and picks six stocks with the right ingredients.

Retail investors are making nearly six times lower returns on IPOs than institutional investors. Discover why in this week’s Shares.

Find out why popular investment trust Scottish Mortgage is pleading for shareholders to be patient. And learn why the experts don’t expect another interest rate rise soon.

Shares also reveals new evidence favouring actively-managed funds in the active versus passive debate, based on 20 years of data.