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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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Bombed out Britain presents buying opportunity

Bombed out Britain presents buying opportunity

The continuation of Brexit trade talks is seen as a positive for JPMorgan UK equities fund manager James Illsley. ‘There must have been some ground given for talks to continue. We always knew there would be a lot of posturing and it would go to the wire,’ he said,...

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...

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FTSE climbs in choppy trading as US opens higher

FTSE climbs in choppy trading as US opens higher

Update: The FTSE 100 has climbed back into positive territory in a choppy day of trading, helped on its way by US stock markets opening higher. The UK blue-chip index rose 81 points, or 1.3%, to 6,662, up from a low of 6,503 reached after the Organization for...

Ninety One not panicked as it reveals IPO price

Ninety One not panicked as it reveals IPO price

Ninety One remains committed to its scheduled float later this month amid the market volatility, revealing the price range for its initial public offer. The fund firm, which is being spun out of Investec, has set the range of 190p to 235p, given the...

FTSE swings into red on OECD’s global growth warning

FTSE swings into red on OECD’s global growth warning

Update:  (12:00) Growth warning knocks FTSE FTSE 100 has swung into the red, giving away gains made at the open after the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) warned global growth could halve this year due to the coronavirus...

FTSE dives 3% as rout on coronavirus fears deepens

FTSE dives 3% as rout on coronavirus fears deepens

The FTSE 100 has tumbled, sliding deeper into correction territory as fears over the spread of the coronavirus continued to grip investors. The UK blue-chip index fell 203 points, or 3%, to 6,592 after a heavy sell-off in US markets overnight, with the S&P...

Steve Davies leaves Jupiter as UK Growth fund languishes

Steve Davies leaves Jupiter as UK Growth fund languishes

Steve Davies is leaving Jupiter after a prolonged run of poor performance on the £958m Jupiter UK Growth fund and investment trust of the same name. Davies, who was last week replaced as manager of the trust by Richard Buxton,...

FTSE dives below 7,000 as coronavirus fears mount

FTSE dives below 7,000 as coronavirus fears mount

The FTSE 100 has slumped more than 100 points to fall below the 7,000 mark as fears over the spread of the coronavirus continued to take their toll on global stock markets. The UK blue-chip index lost 102 points, or 1.5%, to trade at 6,916, dropping below the 7,000...

LEBC profits wiped out after turbulent year

LEBC profits wiped out after turbulent year

[UPDATED] National advice firm LEBC has seen its profits wiped out after a turbulent 2019 which saw it abandon a planned float, struggle with Brexit uncertainty and agree with the FCA to stop DB transfer business.  In its financial statement for...

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