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Our Chief Investment Office and experts share insights into our house view and macro trends.

General election update
13 December 2019 in Investment market, Economies & markets

Our Chief Investment Officer, Michel Perera provides his view of the investment landscape and the opportunities and threats now arising across different asset classes and sterling following the UK's general election.

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Investment market update - why equities can keep rising
26 November 2019 in Economies & markets, Investment market

CIO, Michel Perera examines the three main forces behind share price movements and why equities can continue to climb.

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Investing in technology – a battle of good and evil

Investing in technology today is rather like the ‘Star Wars’ saga. While it has the redemptive potential of the Light Side, there is also a Dark Side. So, how do investors identify the ‘good’ tech companies and those that are not only ethical, but that will be successful in the long term?

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The consequences of low interest rates on investors
25 November 2019 in Investment market, Economies & markets

We explore the impact of long-term low interest rates on investors’ cash and the likelihood of interest rates rising again. 

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Investing inspired by politics

Our investment conference this year with political broadcaster, Andrew Neil, tech fund manager, Ben Rogoff and Canaccord's own CIO, Michel Perera looked at what investors can learn from the current world of politics.

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Looking for the positives in markets

In this article, Deputy CIO, Richard Champion explains why we're confident equity markets will be higher in a year's time than they are today - and why we maintain measured market optimism, with insurance policies in place in case things get worse.

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IMPORTANT: Investment involves risk. The value of investments and the income from them can go down as well as up and you may not get back the amount originally invested. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.

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