Strong economic conditions, decent earnings growth and fewer political distractions are among the compelling reasons to invest in Continental Europe, says Shares. The new issue of the digital magazine examines the region from an investment perspective and flags seven relevant funds and investment trusts.

Also this week: top UK income funds; cryptocurrency sell-off; what sizeable movement in the dollar and pound means for your investments; and how to protect yourself from financial scams.
Learn about an underappreciated part of Lloyds’ business and discover whether an employer will make pension contributions into an employee’s SIPP.

And there is a profile of one of last year’s best performing investment trusts, Phoenix Spree Deutschland.