If you’re nervous about the state of the world and what that means for share prices, don’t miss the new issue of Shares as it looks at different funds that might offer shelter from the storm should markets go through a difficult period.

Find out why there could be bad news in store for Marks & Spencer and get the latest on the new wave of takeovers hitting the UK market.

Learn how to compare ETFs which track the same indices and discover proposals to shorten UK stock market trading hours. And read part three of Shares’ FTSE 350 series which looks at companies providing important products and services.