Is BP going to turn its back on oil and gas? The new issue of Shares looks at the company’s longer term plans and what they could mean for its prized dividends.

Also this week: Apple warning highlights supply chain risk to companies reliant on China. Discover why rail companies are braced for an imminent Government review, and find out why the Shares team are turning bullish on one of the UK’s best known housebuilders.

There is an in-depth look at JD Sports, an explanation of the companies that move European stock markets, and the first-time investor series looks at the difference in risks associated with cash, bonds and shares.