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Latest market updates

Read the latest insights from specialists in our Chief Investment Office

In our investment market updates hub, you can find our latest views on global financial markets.

With the combined expertise of over 80 investment personnel supporting them, specialists from our Chief Investment Office provide thorough and insightful commentary on financial market news, from the global economy to local market movements.

Through our market update webinars, quarterly outlook commentary and specialist topical insights, our experts outline current financial trends and the potential implications for investors. You can read our latest thoughts in our Investment Outlook August 2023.

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Our Co-Chief Investment Officers bring complementary specialisms to their roles. 


Thomas Becket

Thomas Becket

Co-Chief Investment Officer

Thomas, who joined us when CGWM acquired Punter Southall Wealth, brings a new energy to the role alongside expertise in fixed income and alternatives, with a focus on model portfolios.

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Richard Champion

Richard Champion

Co-Chief Investment Officer

Richard has a breadth of investment experience, specifically in equities, alongside a thorough understanding of tailored  portfolios.

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Our latest Investment Outlook

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Investment Outlook November 2023

In this latest Investment Outlook, we consider if the recent negativity in financial markets, generated by geopolitical events and economic activity, will cause problems for investors? Or will it create opportunities across the markets as asset valuations adjust?

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Read our other recent insights

Investment Outlook November 2023
21 November 2023 in Latest market updates, Investing

Read our latest Investment Outlook to learn how we are navigating through the economic turbulence to identify key investment opportunities.

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Balancing the risk and rewards of investing
21 November 2023 in Investing, Latest market updates

In this article discover the importance of balancing the risk and rewards of investing when managing clients’ portfolios.

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Webinar: how recent market uncertainty and the current economic outlook can offer attractive investment opportunities

Watch Richard Champion and Thomas Becket, from our Chief Investment Office, as they evaluate the prospects for clients in an era where interest rates have risen and returns on cash and cash-like investments have improved.

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Webinar: how could banking sector concerns and UK pension changes affect you?

In our latest market update webinar, recorded on 30 March, experts from both our Chief Investment Office (Michel Perera, Thomas Becket and Richard Champion) and our Wealth Planning team (Matthew Phillips) came together to discuss their thoughts on the rapidly changing global economy – and the potential impact on you as an investor.

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Webinar: what lies ahead - transatlantic views on a world of investment opportunities

Watch our webinar: Thomas Becket in conversation with Tony Dwyer, sharing their views on transatlantic investment opportunities

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Market update - is the worst of market turmoil behind us?
26 September 2022 in Investing, Latest market updates

In this article, our Chief Investment Officer, Michel Perera, reflects on what has been happening recently in bond markets, the impact on equities and suggests “we must be careful not to embrace kneejerk reactions that dreadful markets often provoke.”

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Investment involves risk and you may not get back what you invest. It’s not suitable for everyone.

Investment involves risk and is not suitable for everyone.