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 15 points higher 6051. Asian stocks traded mixed on Wednesday as investors mulled the progress of stimulus talks in Washington and reports of a plan to review the U.S.-China trade deal.
If you were unable to join us for David Miller’s second Diary of a Fund Manager Live, you can catch up on the session below.
Join Sebastian Scott and Richard Carter as they take a look at recent market and economic developments, including the latest unemployment numbers from the US and gold hitting new all-time highs.

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 15 points higher 6051. Asian stocks traded mixed on Wednesday as investors mulled the progress of stimulus talks in Washington and reports of a plan to review the U.S.-China trade deal.
All insights
If you were unable to join us for David Miller’s second Diary of a Fund Manager Live, you can catch up on the session below.
All insights
Join Sebastian Scott and Richard Carter as they take a look at recent market and economic developments, including the latest unemployment numbers from the US and gold hitting new all-time highs.
All insights
In this week’s Diary, news from Switzerland, New Zealand and the rest of the world, together with a few observations about the ‘dark art’ of fund management during times of change.
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