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The growing importance of ESG in investing

9th June 2020

In recent months ESG has become increasingly important to investors who are focusing on the way in which companies operate. Coronavirus has accelerated the importance of this theme, and we are seeing signs that the investment landscape has already shifted. Charlie Buxton, our Portfolio Manager, reports on these important... read more

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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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Rise reported in UK house prices

1st May 2020

The UK property sector has enjoyed significant success recently, but how will the ongoing lockdown impact house prices in the next few months? David Pugh, our Chief Strategy and Commercial Officer, takes a look at how UK property is set to perform. The latest figures for UK property prices... read more

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