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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 May 2024.

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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


Investment Outlook May 2024

In our latest Investment Outlook we evaluate the accuracy of our predictions for 2024 while discussing the prospect of a global recession and fluctuations in inflation and interest rates.

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

Experts from both our Chief Investment Office and our Wealth Planning team 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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How to make sure you are investing in a UK/US tax-compliant investment service
17 March 2021 in Investing, Latest market updates

Due to the demand for US tax-compliant portfolio management for investors with more than £100,000 to invest, we have introduced our new model US Investor Portfolio service this year. Read more here.

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Active fund management or passive - which are the best performing funds?
3 November 2020 in Latest market updates, Investing

Commentators seem to revel in highlighting how few active fund managers, even in the best performing funds, outperform their benchmarks over a certain period. But should investors overlook active fund managers and which funds are best, active or passive?

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