Following the global markets sell-off, the new issue of Shares assesses the damage to investors’ portfolios and suggests stocks, investment trusts and bonds to buy.

It analyses the parts of the market worst hit and the FTSE 350 stocks that delivered positive returns during the sell-off.

Find out about stimulus measures that could help to avoid a global recession and discover the best and worst dividend growth records among the investment trust ‘Dividend Heroes’.

Shares explains why there is more going for utility provider SSE than just generous dividends. It looks at Greggs’ growth plans and reveals the sold-off UK stock being bought by Fundsmith and Lindsell Train funds.