Don’t miss the new issue of Shares as it debates the big questions for investors in 2018. Discover the outlook for markets, politics, sectors, takeovers, commodities, house prices and more.

Read about the rise of activist investors and how their involvement impacts share prices over the short and long term. There is an article analysing the merits of Hammerson’s proposed takeover of shopping centre giant Intu; as well as a look at whether GVC’s dividend could be affected if it manages to buy Ladbrokes Coral.

Elsewhere, the digital magazine looks at three funds to play the under-appreciated market that is Canada; plus articles on Brexit and risk versus return.