Are you looking for winning companies on the market? The new issue of Shares reveals stocks that have beaten a major index for more than a decade and discusses the attributes that make them exceptional businesses.

Also this week: Chinese economic data shock, the recruitment sector provides an important economic indicator and infrastructure funds are back in favour amid takeover activity.

Shares discusses when investors should consider taking profits. There is a guide to understanding property-related inheritance tax rules; and a debate on whether fund managers looking after multiple products are over-worked.

You can also read about Sirius Minerals’ $3bn challenge and why ASOS shares have been weak.