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From Brexit to 2030 via climate change and a global pandemic; the 2020s are shaping up to be an eventful decade for the UK economy.

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The long and short of it: Review of the markets in May

The long and short of it: Review of the markets in May

I went out for dinner in London the other night… inside a restaurant. The novelty of the occasion made my fellow diners and me slightly giddy with delight. Given how absolutely abysmal the weather has been since the government allowed...

Why digitalisation matters

Why digitalisation matters

Do digital leaders outperform digital laggards? Corporate management teams and investors have considered the value of digitisation for years, with varying degrees of seriousness. When the pandemic forced a previously unimaginable amount of the world’s interaction –...

Register for our JPM UK Equities Webconference

Register for our JPM UK Equities Webconference

Wednesday 26 May 2021 - 9:30am – 10am  The outcome of Brexit has reinvigorated investor interest in the UK equity market. Join James Illsley, Portfolio Manager, and Andrew Robbens, Investment Specialist, as they...

The power of engagement

The power of engagement

JP Morgan Asset Management’s investment stewardship specialists undertook 500 engagement discussions with 402 portfolio companies globally last year.  Engagement with 96 of these companies focused on at least two ESG factors. The team...

Good influence

Good influence

As environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors become more ingrained in the investment landscape, managers with deep in-house resources like JP Morgan stand to make a big difference to...

The long and short of it: Review of the markets in May

The long and short of it: Review of the markets in April

The road to reopening continues to proceed as expected in the UK. I went into the office a couple of times in April after a year out (with the exception of picking up my bike last summer). On one day my floor was so quiet that the lights, which are triggered by motion...

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New kid on the block with experience at the helm – JPM UK Equity Income Fund

Size matters

Despite the euphoria around the Brexit deal at the end of 2020 and start of the vaccine rollout, the renewed lockdowns in the UK, new virus strains and the astonishing Gamestop/Reddit saga has led the market to become rather directionless in recent weeks with share...

FTSE hits 10-month high as it smashes through 6,800

FTSE hits 10-month high as it smashes through 6,800

The FTSE 100 has hit a 10-month high after soaring through the 6,800 barrier for the first time since the Covid-19 crash as investors cheered the Democratic win in the Georgia Senate election. By 3.30pm the main London index jumped 229 points, or 3.2%, to 6,842 as it...

Newcastle IFA launches online academy for trainee advisers

Newcastle IFA launches online academy for trainee advisers

Newcastle-based IFA Lowes Financial Management has launched an online academy for trainee advisers taking the Chartered Insurance Institute’s (CII) level 4 diploma in regulated financial planning. The academy offers 12-week courses for each of the R0...

Baillie Gifford adds manager to top £2.3bn European fund

Baillie Gifford adds manager to top £2.3bn European fund

Baillie Gifford has named Josie Bentley as a co-manager on its £2.3bn European fund. She joins as the fourth manager on the fund, alongside the triple AAA-rated duo of Stephen Paice and Moritz Sitte, as well as Chris Davies. Bentley...

Ruffer nets £320m+ profit in two month bitcoin trade

Ruffer nets £320m+ profit in two month bitcoin trade

Ruffer has bagged a profit of up to £693m from bitcoin, less than two months after buying into the cryptocurrency in November. Bitcoin’s stunning bull run has continued through the end of 2020 into the start of this year as its surged beyond $34,000 for the first time...

FTSE jumps 1.7% on first trading day of 2021

FTSE jumps 1.7% on first trading day of 2021

The FTSE 100 surged 3.1%, before paring back from highs to close 1.7% up, as it started its first trading session of 2021 buoyed by vaccine roll-out news and an oil price jump that lifted miners. The main index leaped 200 points before subsiding to a 111 point...

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