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.

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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.
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.
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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Upstarts and the economics: The challenges facing banks

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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 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
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.
All insights
Join Sebastian Scott, Richard Carter and Robert Wilson as they discuss the rise in coronavirus cases and what this means for the economy with Rob contributing his thoughts on where investors can find alternative income.
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