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The patterns of progress

3rd June 2020

In the last few weeks, despite the continuing pandemic, global stock markets have staged a strong comeback. So why are stocks climbing when news about the economy isn’t getting much better, and the severity of the public health crisis has barely abated? Julian Broom, Chief Investment Officer, takes a... read more

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The changing climate of investing

21st May 2020

Considering the positive impact of COVID-19 can seem a little odd, but one of the most encouraging aspects has been the environmental benefits. For some time, climate change has been a growing issue for governments and corporates, especially with investors placing more emphasis on those who are adopting good... read more

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Coronavirus – an investment update

20th April 2020

With several weeks of global lockdown now passed, world markets are offering some indications of how a recovery may develop. Julian Broom, our Chief Investment Officer, explores how the global economy is faring in the light of the Coronavirus pandemic. You are most likely reading this from home, perhaps... read more

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The shape of recovery

8th April 2020

With some countries nearing the peak of their Coronavirus battle, talk is turning to how the global economic recovery will play out. With many analysts debating the shape of the recovery Julian Broom, our Chief Investment Officer, explores how it might look: In attempting to forecast how the world’s... read more

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Managing your investment portfolio

1st April 2020

With markets in turbulence – falling one day, and rallying the next – it can be difficult to know what to do to manage your investment portfolio through the current global crisis. Julian Broom, our Chief Investment Officer, considers what steps to take to maintain some control over your... read more

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