Five things I learnt about robotics and automation

Robotics and automation is not a new concept and is undoubtedly here to stay. With the backdrop of a global pandemic though, automation’s positive potential is increasingly seen as an industrial panacea. As an example, more heavily automated sectors, like manufacturing, appear to be experiencing less disruption than services and construction, which are more dependent on labour.

Market views

London called 23 points higher. Asian stocks edged up Wednesday as concerns over China’s latest technology clampdown eased and as traders weighed the spread of the delta strain of Covid-19.
This week we discuss the reforms announced by China around private education companies and the market reaction to this, as well as a broader look at investing in China and the impact of regulation for investors.
In this week’s Diary, more from the companies that make the market and the central banks that set the price of money before returning to events in China.

Investment views

Upstarts and the economics: The challenges facing banks

Investment views

Home is where the Heart is

 

INSIGHTS

Investment insights
London called 23 points higher. Asian stocks edged up Wednesday as concerns over China’s latest technology clampdown eased and as traders weighed the spread of the delta strain of Covid-19.
All insights
This week we discuss the reforms announced by China around private education companies and the market reaction to this, as well as a broader look at investing in China and the impact of regulation for investors.
All insights
In this week’s Diary, more from the companies that make the market and the central banks that set the price of money before returning to events in China.
Fund Buyer
In this week's Big Three, Head of Fund Research, Nick Wood spoke to Jupiter’s Richard Watts about one of the hot topics of the day, namely the growth in private equity and how it fits alongside quoted equity.
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