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

The FTSE 100 is called to open 3 points lower at 6046. The dollar climbed and Asian stocks dropped with U.S. and European futures Thursday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell highlighted uncertainty about the economic rebound.
If you were unable to join us for David Miller’s third Diary of a Fund Manager Live, you can catch up on the session now.
Join Investment Manager Pavan Harnal, Head of Fixed Income Research, Richard Carter, and Equity Research Analyst, Oliver Creasey, as they discuss the Brexit negotiations and the sharp fall in the pound. As well the rise in house prices and what this means for the property sector and property funds.

Investment views

Upstarts and the economics: The challenges facing banks

Investment views

Home is where the Heart is

 

INSIGHTS

Investment insights
The FTSE 100 is called to open 3 points lower at 6046. The dollar climbed and Asian stocks dropped with U.S. and European futures Thursday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell highlighted uncertainty about the economic rebound.
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If you were unable to join us for David Miller’s third Diary of a Fund Manager Live, you can catch up on the session now.
All insights
Join Investment Manager Pavan Harnal, Head of Fixed Income Research, Richard Carter, and Equity Research Analyst, Oliver Creasey, as they discuss the Brexit negotiations and the sharp fall in the pound. As well the rise in house prices and what this means for the property sector and property funds.
All insights
In this week’s Diary, paying for the present and also the future we so desire, Brexit, together with updates from the US and India. Also, comments from a reader about the importance of intelligence when it comes to earning a return.
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