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UK investment opportunities for a decisive decade

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.

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

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Encouraging outlook for 2021

Encouraging outlook for 2021

It has been a grind back up, but all things considered, UK equities have remained pretty resilient in 2020 - and the outlook for next year looks encouraging. Six PMs explain why it's time to be optimistic and reveal where they are looking for opportunities.

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

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

November is one of my least favourite months. The weather gets notably cold, it is dark and there are at least four more months till things brighten up a bit. This November has been so busy I’ve not had much time to dwell on my loathing. We’ve had the US election, a...

Why I’m backing Britain

Why I’m backing Britain

Domestic stocks have lagged international ones this year. Citywire spoke to several wealth managers and advisers who are backing Britain. It might be the least loved part of the most unloved market, but the UK mid-caps of the FTSE 250 are piquing the interest of...

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...

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The long and short of it: Review of markets March 2020

The long and short of it: Review of markets March 2020

The beginning of a period of unprecedented social lockdown that will mark a moment in human history. This is not to say that the economic impact is necessarily going to be as harsh as in the Great Financial Crisis of 2008 or change the political map like the fall of...

Standing out from the crowd in UK equity

Standing out from the crowd in UK equity

Most equity investors generate returns by buying shares of stocks they think will go up. However, investors can benefit from stocks that they think will go down, using a technique called short selling, or ‘shorting’. To take a short position, an investor borrows the...

Optimism, pragmatism, fear: IFAs in Covid juggling act

Optimism, pragmatism, fear: IFAs in Covid juggling act

Long-term investment planning and diversification is an IFA’s bread and butter. Most IFAs have put an emphasis on educating clients so they do not panic when something comes out of left field and, as of last year, 10% portfolio drop letters started arriving. But...

Investec scraps IPO sale of Ninety One stock in turmoil

Investec scraps IPO sale of Ninety One stock in turmoil

Investec has decided against selling a 10% stake in its funds division Ninety One as part of its planned listing of the business next week.  Investec emphasised that the planned listing on the London Stock Exchange remained on track for 16 March, but it...

Aviva lobbies FCA to change advice-guidance boundary

Aviva lobbies FCA to change advice-guidance boundary

Life and pensions giant Aviva is directly lobbying the regulator about its concerns over the boundary between regulated advice and guidance, New Model Adviser® can reveal. Last week, the Association of British Insurers (ABI), of which Aviva is a member,...

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