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 7150. Asian stocks drifted with U.S. and European futures Friday after a rally in technology shares and Treasuries Thursday, as investors unwound some of this year’s dominant reflation trades.
In this week’s Fund Buyer we discuss how best to ensure alignment of interests between fund manager and investor, what is best practice and should Europe follow the US in requiring fund managers to disclose whether they are invested in their own fund?
Quilter Cheviot provides bespoke investment management for private clients, trusts, charities and pension funds. To provide a truly personal service, we assign to each client an investment manager whose role is to design and implement an investment strategy tailored to the needs of the client.

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 7150. Asian stocks drifted with U.S. and European futures Friday after a rally in technology shares and Treasuries Thursday, as investors unwound some of this year’s dominant reflation trades.
Fund Buyer
In this week’s Fund Buyer we discuss how best to ensure alignment of interests between fund manager and investor, what is best practice and should Europe follow the US in requiring fund managers to disclose whether they are invested in their own fund?
Investment insights
Quilter Cheviot provides bespoke investment management for private clients, trusts, charities and pension funds. To provide a truly personal service, we assign to each client an investment manager whose role is to design and implement an investment strategy tailored to the needs of the client.
All insights
As inflation headlines do little in the way of disrupting market rallies, host David Henry, Investment Manager, is joined by Richard Carter, Head of Fixed Interest Research, and Oliver Creasey, Equity Research Analyst, to discuss whether the upward pressure on bond yields is likely long lasting.
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