Are you interested in funds with a track record of consistent outperformance? The new issue of Shares features 10 of these funds and explains to find other successful funds using a simple metric.

Also in this week’s digital magazine: Could you get 6% dividend yield from Royal Bank of Scotland? Three investment trusts to play the stronger oil price; and why ZPG’s £2.2bn takeover bid highlights the appeal of digital platform businesses.

Shares discusses the financial issues around early retirement and explains how a stock’s liquidity can affect your returns. Discover why gambling stocks are racing upwards and how investors have withdrawn large amounts of money from emerging markets.