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UK investment opportunities for a decisive decade

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

Join Citywire and J.P. Morgan Asset Management to make sense of what might happen.

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Market underestimates shift to online shopping

Market underestimates shift to online shopping

JP Morgan UK Equity Growth fund manager Kyle Williams sells out of airlines and pubs and fills his basket with e-commerce starlets. The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated existing growth trends, the rise of online retail being a notable example and one...

My favourite growth theme

My favourite growth theme

Investing in growth doesn’t just mean backing American tech titans. Citywire asked several wealth managers and advisers to disclose their favourite growth theme. ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE Derek Dryden, a wealth planning adviser at Gale and Phillipson in north Yorkshire,...

Growth themes beyond big tech

Growth themes beyond big tech

Kyle Williams, co-manager of the JP Morgan UK Equity Growth fund, picks some of his top non-tech themes. For JP Morgan UK Equity Growth fund manager Kyle Williams, the microchip and the internet have been as transformative for life today as the rotary steam engine and...

Homeworking cannot work for everyone

Homeworking cannot work for everyone

Zoom meetings are here to stay, but there is reason to believe that over the long term, a return to the office will have material benefits for all. Working from home appears effective in the short term where everyone knows each other, but it may not work so well in...

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

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

At the start of September we moved out of our flat. It is unbelievable how much clutter we have accumulated in three years. We wouldn’t consider ourselves hoarders, but the process of packing up does force some introspection. A rule of thumb I’ve heard is, if you...

Guide to the Markets Q4 webconference with Karen Ward

Guide to the Markets Q4 webconference with Karen Ward

Join Karen Ward, Chief Market Strategist for EMEA, and our Market Insights team as they explore the key trends and themes that are likely to shape the global markets in the coming months. They will outline how Covid-19 continues to affect both the economy and markets,...

Loving the unloved

Loving the unloved

Callum Abbot talks candidly about investing in the UK stock market – one of the most unloved markets in the world – as advisers pose a range of questions to the Citywire A-rated JP Morgan fund manager.

Value breaches tech boom low

Value breaches tech boom low

Value has experienced its longest period in the doldrums since the great depression of the 1930s and is now cheaper relative to growth than it was during the height of the tech boom. JP Morgan fund manager Ian Butler sees parallels between today and the late 90s with...

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Blackfinch AM launches ESG multi-asset fund range

Blackfinch AM launches ESG multi-asset fund range

Blackfinch Asset Management has launched four environmental, social and governance (ESG) approved multi-asset unit trusts, as it makes its move into the retail investment space. The trusts, which will be known as the Adaptation Funds, will blend both active and...

Blue Whale defies crisis to grow by £124m

Blue Whale defies crisis to grow by £124m

The Peter Hargreaves-backed Blue Whale Growth fund has defied the recent market volatility to grow by more than £100m since the beginning of the coronavirus crisis. The fund, which has returned 58.6% since inception in September 2017 to 10 June and...

Seven managers to exit in Jupiter/Merian fund shake-up

Seven managers to exit in Jupiter/Merian fund shake-up

Jupiter has committed to a significant shake-up of its product range following its merger with Merian, with seven managers exiting and a number of sales staff being made redundant. From Merian, managers Ian Ormiston, Rob James, Mark Greenwood, Citywire...

IA calls for FTSE transparency over dividend payments

IA calls for FTSE transparency over dividend payments

FTSE companies that suspend dividend payments as a result of current market uncertainty will be expected to restart them ‘as soon as it is prudent to do so’, the Investment Association (IA) has said. In a letter sent to all FTSE chairs on behalf of its members...

FTSE falls as virus slowdown hopes fade and Tesco hit

FTSE falls as virus slowdown hopes fade and Tesco hit

The FTSE 100 has fallen as hopes of a slowdown in the spread of the coronavirus pandemic faded, insurers weighed after cancelling their dividends and Tesco (TSCO) cooled bullishness on the supermarket sector after warning on costs. The UK blue-chip index...

Rathbones adds £450m with Barclays Wealth unit acquisition

Rathbones adds £450m with Barclays Wealth unit acquisition

Rathbones has completed the acquisition of Barclays Wealth’s personal injury and court of protection business for an undisclosed sum. The deal, which was announced at the end of last year, will see around £450m worth of assets transferred to Rathbones. As part of...

FTSE rallies as coronavirus deaths slow

FTSE rallies as coronavirus deaths slow

The FTSE 100 has rallied after a slowdown in coronavirus deaths in France and Italy over the weekend, while European governments began preparations to ease lockdowns put in place to contain the spread of the pandemic. The UK blue-chip index jumped 93 points, or 1.7%...

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