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Long-term spoils of mid-cap rollercoaster

Long-term spoils of mid-cap rollercoaster

It has been a rollercoaster ride for investors in UK equities – the most unloved stock market in the world – and especially so for fund managers like JPMorgan’s Georgina Brittain whose universe has a domestic focus. For her, a net 35% of global asset allocators being...

JPMorgan’s Brittain pleasantly surprised by trading

JPMorgan’s Brittain pleasantly surprised by trading

JPMorgan fund manager Georgina Brittain likes pleasant surprises and is finding plenty of reasons to delight in recent trading updates. Momentum is one of three factors the veteran mid-cap stock-picker favours, the other two being quality and value, and a host of her...

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 October

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,...