The market sell-off earlier this week left many investors nursing a dent in their portfolios. The new issue of Shares explains the reasons behind the sell-off and discusses the key points you now need to consider with your investments.

A stronger outlook for global economic growth should, in theory, be good for recruitment companies, argues Shares. It looks at the sector and its UK-listed members.

Also in this week’s digital magazine: thematic funds, building a portfolio using ETFs, a look at dealing accounts, and an analysis of infrastructure investment trusts.

Discover why Royal Mail shares are racing upwards and read about Shell, Vodafone, Capita, Purplebricks among many other stocks.