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17 Apr 2019

Why small can be beautiful

We examine the UK stock market and share how we’re positioning portfolios to make the most of current opportunities.
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17 Apr 2019

Why small can be beautiful

We examine the UK stock market and share how we’re positioning portfolios to make the most of current opportunities.
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12 Apr 2019

Quite the quarter: Markets on the rebound

Our latest quarterly investment outlook looks at the drivers of improved investor sentiment and asks: can these be sustained through 2019?
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09 Apr 2019

How to escape the inflation trap

Money trapped in a low-interest savings account is at the mercy of inflation. But there’s a way out that has the added benefit of tax efficiency.
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05 Apr 2019

Europe: Chinese whispers drown out Brexit noise

The big issues facing Europe right now and what that means for investors.
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02 Apr 2019

Don’t let last year put you off investing

Why you could lose out on good returns if you let one tough year stop you investing.
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29 Mar 2019

Are you ahead of the curve?

Do recessions really matter and how worried should investors really be?
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27 Mar 2019

Finding the investment that feels right for you

Coutts wealth manager Hannah Buxton shares her views on how to approach finding a suitable investment for your needs.
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22 Mar 2019

The big debate: Is Britain’s post-Brexit future bright?

We held a highly-charged debate recently on whether Britain’s future is bright post-Brexit. Find out what an MP, trade expert, pro-EU campaigner and journalist had to say.
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15 Mar 2019

Politics and portfolios: Our latest Brexit thinking

Our chairman and investment leaders held a client call this week to give an update on all things Brexit. Here’s what they said.
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13 Mar 2019

Will your pension leave you out of pocket?

Are you being over-charged for lacklustre performance in your pension fund? If so, it might be time to think about transferring your pots to a new provider.
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08 Mar 2019

Monthly Update | Markets rise and shine

Our latest investment decisions in light of recent market events. Includes the only place you’ll see our investment house view in full.
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01 Mar 2019

Investing through Brexit

Our latest analysis of what Brexit means for investors.
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22 Feb 2019

The funds that fuel our online ISA

We take a closer look at the funds you invest in if you set up an ISA through our online service Coutts Invest.
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19 Feb 2019

Getting the benefit from responsible investing

Responsible investing has the potential to enhance long-term returns. Read more about how Coutts is adding ESG criteria to its investment process and seeking to influence the policies of the companies it invests in on clients’ behalf.
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15 Feb 2019

Brexit vs China: Which one's the real bull in the shop?

The UK’s Brexit negotiations and China’s economic slowdown – what are the real threats they pose to investors?
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12 Feb 2019

Health care sector ripe for disruption

Disruption is coming to health care. We analyse the key trends that will drive innovation in the decades to come.
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08 Feb 2019

Monthly Update | Can markets maintain momentum?

Does the strong start to 2019 signal a change in fortunes for markets? While helpful signals on interest rates from the US Federal Reserve boosted enthusiasm, an uncertain economic outlook and political uncertainty could still knock markets off course.
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05 Feb 2019

Get smart: the tech powering tomorrow’s investments

What technology should investors think about when considering long-term investment strategies?
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01 Feb 2019

Keep calm and carry on investing

We look at why it could pay to stay invested even when you see markets falling.
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25 Jan 2019

Investment Outlook 2019 | Children of the Revolution

Our investment outlook for 2019 outlines the key challenges and opportunities in the year ahead. As long-term investors we also consider some of the forces that will be driving investment returns in the decades to come.
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18 Jan 2019

Will Britain break the Brexit deadlock? Our experts’ view

Our views on the political and economic fallout from the latest Brexit developments and how we’re handling it in our portfolios.
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11 Jan 2019

Quarterly Investment Update Q4 2018

Coutts Quarterly Investment Update explores what rising interest rates in the US, geopolitical developments, and falling oil prices all mean for investors.
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17 Dec 2018

“We see continued, above-trend growth…”

Our investment experts recently held a call with clients to share their thoughts on the latest risks and opportunities affecting markets. Here’s a summary of what they said.
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10 Dec 2018

Monthly Update | Looking beyond Brexit

Politics dominated the headlines in November but our December monthly investment update looks beyond the noise to uncover the real drivers of markets.
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03 Dec 2018

Will cheaper oil grease the wheels of global growth?

We look at the implications for investors of the oil price plunging by a third.
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28 Nov 2018

Soaring school fees - will your money make the grade?

Our latest looks at inflation for luxury goods and services lifts the lid on private education costs.
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26 Nov 2018

Has Black Friday brightened the retail sector?

The Coutts view on the retail sector as the dust settles following Black Friday.
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19 Nov 2018

Brexit, Bitcoin and bumpy markets – what our experts say

Our experts discuss the big issues for investors right now including Brexit, Bitcoin and recent market volatility.
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12 Nov 2018

Good relations? | The President, the polls and your portfolio

We look at the investment implications of the recent US mid-term elections.
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05 Nov 2018

Monthly Update | Autumn brings stormy markets

Our monthly investment update for November 2018 looks at the reasons behind October’s market volatility and our views on what next.
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30 Oct 2018

Pre-Brexit Budget 2018: Getting down to business

How could the 2018 pre-Brexit Budget help businesses? We look at what the Chancellor did to help entrepreneurs. We also look at the wider financial planning implications.
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29 Oct 2018

Don’t get spooked by the stock market correction

It’s been another tough week for markets but, crucially, the US economy is still in good health. Here’s why it’s a time for patience, not panic.
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22 Oct 2018

Sit tight: turbulence is normal

What do market falls in October mean for investors?
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15 Oct 2018

Quarterly Investment Update Q3 2018

We look at the current outlook for investors and run through the biggest economic developments of Q3 2018.
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08 Oct 2018

Special report: What next for Brexit?

Our in-depth report examines the potential consequences of different outcomes of the Brexit negotiations.
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24 Sep 2018

Just how much of a threat is the trade war?

We take a close look at how worried investors should be about the US-China trade war.
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17 Sep 2018

Brexit: What's the Coutts investment view?

We share the latest thoughts on Brexit and what it could mean for markets.
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10 Sep 2018

Sterling doesn’t take a holiday

How does a weak sterling affect you?
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03 Sep 2018

Monthly Update | Big Apple suggests core economy still strong

Our monthly review of investment markets covers the Mexico trade deal, Turkey’s troubles and Apple hitting the $1 trillion mark.
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31 Aug 2018

Back to basics: Five top tips for pension planning

Read our top tips for aiming to make the most of your pension pot
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22 Aug 2018

Pensions and high earners

Tax relief on pension contributions is a key benefit that many high earners ignore. We explore the role of pension contributions in your long-term financial planning.
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20 Aug 2018

Turkey’s wings clipped – what next?

With the lira falling rapidly, could we see capital controls in Turkey? And what is the likelihood of ever seeing these type of events in the UK?
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13 Aug 2018

Hide or seek? Investing in volatile markets

The return of market volatility in 2018 shows that active investment strategies can enhance asset allocation and passive management techniques.
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06 Aug 2018

Monthly Update | Sun still shines on investors

Our monthly look at the economy and investing covers trade tensions, company profits for the second quarter of the year and the Bank of England rate rise.
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03 Aug 2018

Tortoise or hare? How long should I stay invested?

Why we think a long-term, well-managed investment could be the best way to achieve your financial goals.
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30 Jul 2018

Quick-fire Q&A: Meet the investment team

Our experts share their views on the current state of the economy, where the opportunities are for investors and their biggest concerns.
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23 Jul 2018

Trade war – what is it good for?

How we think the current trade war could play out.
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20 Jul 2018

How much risk are you willing to take with your money?

We look at three forms of risk you should keep front of mind when it comes to investing.
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16 Jul 2018

Quarterly Investment Update Q2 2018

Markets continued to be more volatile than the benign conditions seen in 2017, but we see a strong global economy creating opportunities for attentive investors.
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09 Jul 2018

Game on! How computer games are taking over entertainment

The rise of mega-selling computer games and esports millionaires shows that technology is driving a new age of entertainment.
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04 Jul 2018

A New Frontier

Explore how we are not only embracing change, but creating change in the Coutts Mid-Year Outlook 2018.
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04 Jul 2018

The law of acceleration

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04 Jul 2018

Chasing down immortality

On the 70th anniversary of the NHS, we look at how technology is disrupting the healthcare industry as a whole, and the opportunities this presents for investors.
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02 Jul 2018

UK med-tech revolution as NHS turns 70

With the National Health Service turning 70, we highlight some of the latest innovation in the healthcare sector.
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29 Jun 2018

So, you’ve won the lottery – what now?

Winning the lottery is a dream for many, but it can quickly turn into a nightmare without good planning. What are the most important things you can do take to make the most of your good luck?
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25 Jun 2018

Facebook and Amazon: intrusive, insatiable and invincible?

We look at how technology is still transforming markets despite facing challenges and explain why we like it so much.
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22 Jun 2018

Best of British: Connecting investors to private companies

A short video highlighting how the Coutts Investment Club connects our clients to investment opportunities in innovative, high-growth companies across the UK.
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18 Jun 2018

Inflation: Why piggy banks won’t fly

We look at what global growth and inflation mean for your investments and the cash in your pocket.
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11 Jun 2018

The World Cup and investing: does the manager matter?

With the 2018 World Cup just around the corner, we present the case for active and passive investing through a football lens.
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04 Jun 2018

Monthly Update | What investors should really pay attention to

The investment implications of the Italian political crisis, on-again/off-again North Korea peace talks and ongoing trade tiffs.
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30 May 2018

How to make the most of your bonus

Three steps to help you really reap the rewards of a bonus, profit distribution or dividend.
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29 May 2018

How much will your wealth be worth tomorrow?

Will you be able to afford the luxuries that you take for granted today? Our research shows that prices of luxury goods are rising at 5.5%, twice the rate of inflation.
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21 May 2018

Don’t get burnt by bad timing this summer

Why we think the old stock market saying ‘sell in May and go away, don’t come back until St Leger Day’ is just plain wrong.
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14 May 2018

Don’t look back in anger

The Bank of England held interest rates this week and they are likely to remain low for some time. We look at what that means for cash deposits vs investing.
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11 May 2018

Coutts expertise excels for clients

The latest Coutts investment performance and how we are ahead of the pack when it comes to preserving our clients’ wealth.
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09 May 2018

Monthly Update | Why May puts spring in investors’ steps

Our monthly investment update for May finds markets broadly positive as global growth continues to support risk assets.
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30 Apr 2018

New money: Is gold being ousted by Bitcoin?

So-called ‘safe haven’ assets like gold can seem attractive to investors when markets get bumpy. But for the time being, we don’t think the asset class supports our investment strategy.
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23 Apr 2018

April falls: inflation and sterling down but cash threat remains

Sterling slid after the Office For National Statistics announced a surprise fall in inflation but we think it will keep rising in the long term.
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16 Apr 2018

How worried should investors be about tariffs?

What long-term impact will Trump’s tariffs have on investment markets?
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13 Apr 2018

Quarterly investment update Q1 2018

Our quarterly investment update for Q1 2018 looks at the investment implications of Trump’s trade tariffs and Facebook’s data woes.
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09 Apr 2018

Four reasons for confidence despite market woes

President Trump’s tariffs and the troubles in the tech sector don’t shake our positive outlook for investors.
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26 Mar 2018

Facebook reels but tech still reigns

While the Facebook data scandal shines a light on the challenges of technology, there is much more to the sector than one social media site
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19 Mar 2018

The UK: quids in or call it quits?

We take a look at the investment case for the UK in the wake of last week’s Spring Statement from the Chancellor.
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15 Mar 2018

Not responsible? Time to think again!

Encouraging good governance practices in the companies in which we directly invest can have a positive influence on long-term returns
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12 Mar 2018

No white flag from the White House - trade war looms

The implications of Trump’s trade policy, the wonder of technology and how our big seven investment themes are doing
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09 Mar 2018

Monthly Update | March 2018

Coutts examines the investment implications of February’s stock market sell-off and takes an in-depth look at US dollar weakness and the Vix Index that some blame for the month’s market falls.
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07 Mar 2018

ISAs: The little allowance with big potential

Making the most of your ISA allowance can add up to big returns in the longer term.
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05 Mar 2018

Toy story tells investors to take care on retail

Coutts views on the UK retail sector – as Toys R Us and Maplin go into administration – Jerome Powell and Trump’s trade war.
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26 Feb 2018

Why Tokyo wins our Olympic gold medal

The investment implications of the Olympics, the best time to start investing and why we’re ready for rate rises.
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19 Feb 2018

Should we all be worried about inflation?

Our latest weekly investment update covers the impact of inflation on wealth , the current state of equity markets following the recent sell-off and making the most of your ISA allowance
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12 Feb 2018

Time to focus on the opportunities

We maintain our view that the global economy and corporate environment are in good health
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09 Feb 2018

Another fine season for corporate earnings

Buoyant company earnings continue to support equity prices
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07 Feb 2018

Monthly Update | February 2018

Our views on the US economy and why the outlook remains healthy despite the recent sell-off
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05 Feb 2018

Magnificent seven sets high hopes for Japan

Our latest weekly investment update looks at the bright outlook for Japan, the strong start to the year for stocks and the latest on interest rates in the US.
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31 Jan 2018

Tackling inequality at its roots

Our 2018 investment outlook highlighted the rise in inequality as one of the long-term challenges influencing the global economy. But what can be done to tackle the issue at its root?
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22 Jan 2018

US government shutdown – what’s next?

Our latest weekly investment update covers the potential market impact of the US government shutdown, the drop in UK inflation and some good news for Coutts portfolios
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19 Jan 2018

Get into the investment habit

The benefits of investing regularly – whether building on a lump sum or just getting started
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18 Jan 2018

Global growth gathers pace in Q4

Coutts examines the investment implications of rising UK inflation, eurozone growth and Donald Trump’s tax plans
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15 Jan 2018

Watch out for inflation in 2018

Our latest weekly investment review looks at the corrosive effects of inflation, the current state of the retail sector and the ongoing success story of Europe
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12 Jan 2018

Five ways to save time when you invest

Our five top time-saving tips when investing
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10 Jan 2018

Investing through disruption

Our investment outlook for 2018 presents our latest thinking on the current world economy and covers a range of topics including technology, pensions, the benefits of investing in emerging markets and the Japanese economy
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08 Jan 2018

Markets see in 2018 with a bang

Our latest weekly investment review highlights strong performance in the first week of the year
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05 Jan 2018

Monthly Investment Perspective

We take an in-depth look at Portuguese government bonds and opportunities in the energy sector, as well as our round-up of the month’s investment highlights.
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03 Jan 2018

Bitcoin believers v sceptics

Investing in Bitcoin remains a risky prospect, despite the claims made by the cryptocurrency’s proponents
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20 Dec 2017

When Is A Good Time To Invest?

Coutts argues that any time can be a good time to invest, if you’re thinking about the medium to long term
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18 Dec 2017

Europe And Japan Help Keep Coutts Ahead Of Peers

Read about the latest Coutts investment performance, our views on the Federal Reserve’s rate rise and what we think will happen next with UK inflation
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14 Dec 2017

Four Steps To Selecting An Investment Fund

Coutts explores four steps you should consider when selecting an investment fund to ensure you make the right decision.
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11 Dec 2017

Sterling Rallies On Brexit Breakthrough

Read our views on President Trump’s tax reforms, the recent Brexit breakthrough and China’s debt issues
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06 Dec 2017

Monthly Investment Perspective

Our December investment update covers how the growing global economy is still supporting equities.
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04 Dec 2017

Bitcoin: Big Change Or Loose Change?

We look at the ups and downs of Bitcoin, inflation in the eurozone and the latest news on oil.
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29 Nov 2017

Inflation Is For Life, Not Just For Christmas

The Coutts Luxury Price Index shows the latest trends in inflation for luxury goods and services and provides an interesting comparison to the more mainstream Consumer Prices Index
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27 Nov 2017

European Economy Back in the Zone

Europe has been one of the year’s best performing markets and our longstanding preference for European equities continues.
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23 Nov 2017

Five Things You Should Know About The Budget

We pick out the main areas covered in the UK government’s Autumn Budget that may affect wealthy individuals
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06 Nov 2017

Weekly Investment Update

Our view on this week’s UK interest rate rise, the latest on our investment performance and a look at Trump’s presidency one year after being elected
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03 Nov 2017

Monthly Investment Perspective

In our November investment roundup, we look at European stock markets riding high on improving manufacturing, and the Bank of England’s decision to lift interest rates at last.
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01 Nov 2017

What Next For UK Interest Rates?

Our views on what the Bank of England will announce tomorrow and what it means for investors.
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26 Oct 2017

Six Reasons To Invest With Coutts

Coutts investments offer a range of solutions from bespoke portfolio management to self-selected online funds.
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18 Oct 2017

How Will MiFID II affect Coutts clients?

Read our short guide and watch our video on how MiFID II will affect Coutts clients
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13 Oct 2017

Cryptocurrencies: Fad Or Fundamental Change?

We take a look at the opportunities – and dangers – presented by electronic currencies including bitcoin.
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13 Oct 2017

Why Invest?

Our video covers the potential benefits of investing your money over keeping it in a savings account
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04 Oct 2017

Monthly Investment Perspective

The big economic developments in September, how we think the US economy is doing and the Coutts house view.
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25 Sep 2017

Is Your Money Working Hard Enough?

We consider the differences between saving and investment, and the similarities
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20 Sep 2017

The Passion Behind Investments

We explore the pleasures that drive investors in the ‘passion assets’ covered in our Coutts Passion index.
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13 Sep 2017

Outlook For China

With the 19th National Communist Party of China coming up in October, we consider what the potential effects could be for investors.
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06 Sep 2017

Coutts Passion Index 2017

We understand that extraordinary service defines the relationship we have with our clients. Our unrivaled wealth management experience and investment knowledge means no-one knows better how to preserve and grow your wealth.
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04 Sep 2017

Weekly Investment Update

Monique Wong covers key developments over the summer, the big challenge for central banks and the benefits of alternative assets in our portfolios
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25 Aug 2017

Yield-hungry Investors Show Appetite For Emerging Market Debt

Emerging market debt is one of the standout sectors of 2017. Coutts looks at the drivers behind this performance and the prospects going forward.
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11 Aug 2017

The Inflation Wolf In Sheep's Clothing

Coutts reviews the latest findings form the Bank of England’s Quarterly Inflation Report and finds that low headline inflation may not reflect the real inflationary pressures facing consumers.
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28 Jul 2017

Breaking Down The Barriers To Investing For US Clients

US citizens living in the UK can break through the barriers to investing and make the most of the growing economy through a unique Coutts service.
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26 Jul 2017

Coutts Luxury Price Index Lifts The Lid On Rising Price Pressures

The new Coutts Luxury Price Index provides detailed analysis of the rapidly rising price pressures on luxury goods and services. Watch our video to find out more.
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24 Jul 2017

Weekly Investment Update

Alexandra Delcea covers the latest on UK inflation, the changing value of the pound and the performance of Coutts portfolios.
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19 Jul 2017

Why Invest With Coutts?

In this video, Anthony Rawlinson explains why it makes sense to invest with Coutts.
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14 Jul 2017

An Emerging Relationship With Commodities

Commodity prices are a key influence on investment returns for emerging markets.
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03 Jul 2017

Weekly Investment Update

Nicola Dransfield analyses how Mark Carney's comments have affected bond markets and looks at how emerging market debt has performed in Coutts portfolios.
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26 Jun 2017

Weekly Investment Update

European equities have performed well in the first half of 2017. Sven Balzer explains why Coutts continue to favour European equities despite increasing valuations.
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21 Jun 2017

Mid-Year Outlook 2017 | Keeping Pace With Change

In our latest Mid-Year Investment Outlook we look ahead to the key investment opportunities in the second half of 2017.
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21 Jun 2017

Coutts Advisory Service

The Coutts Advisory Service is designed for clients who are interested in financial markets and want a higher level of control over their investments.
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16 Jun 2017

What Is Coutts Invest?

Coutts Invest is our new online service that gives direct access to our investment expertise through five risk-rated investment funds
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14 Jun 2017

Personal Portfolio Fund 1st Year Anniversary Investment Performance Update

After a strong year for global markets, Alan Higgins, Managing Director, Global Markets reflects on the investment performance of Coutts Personal Portfolio Funds over the past year
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12 Jun 2017

Ask the Investment Team

Coutts Ask the Investment Team client call explored the impact of the UK general election on investments and the implications for financial markets, investors and portfolios.
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12 May 2017

Investing in Asia-Pacific

Coutts explores how Asia-Pacific’s economic growth and diverse range of investment opportunities is attracting investors seeking long-term returns.
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20 Apr 2017

A Strong Quarter For Coutts Investments

Coutts investment strategies delivered top-quartile performance in the first few months of the year. In this video, Monique Wong and Alan Higgins reflect on the drivers of investment performance in the Q1 2017.
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19 Apr 2017

In Sickness And In Health

Coutts explores the long-term investment opportunities offered by the healthcare sector
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13 Apr 2017

Ask the Investment Team

Coutts April Ask the Investment Team client call explores investment opportunities in Europe and how to mitigate political risk to achieve long-term returns.
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12 Apr 2017

Spotlight on the Tailored Portfolio Service

Senior Portfolio Manager Simon Pinckney introduces the Coutts Tailored Portfolio Service
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10 Apr 2017

Weekly Investment Update

As the race for the French presidency hots up, we take stock of recent upbeat economic news and reflect on diversification.
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05 Apr 2017

Emerging Market Debt - In From The Cold

Emerging market debt is coming back into favour for yield-hungry investors as they seek to diversify away from poor-returning developed market bonds.
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24 Mar 2017

Pulling The Trigger On The Brexit Starting Pistol

Pulling the trigger on Article 50 will start the race to the Brexit finish line, but it’s a long haul.
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17 Mar 2017

Ask The Investment Team

Coutts’ March Ask the Investment Team client call explored the challenge to savers from low interest rates and rising inflation.
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06 Mar 2017

Weekly Investment Update

We reflect on a strong week for economic data and the markets, and what it means for interest rate expectations in the months ahead.
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03 Mar 2017

Stronger banks and the bonds opportunity

Coutts examines how subordinated bank debt offers resilience and an ongoing opportunity to capture attractive yields in the current low rate environment.
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28 Feb 2017

High tech, high returns?

Technology shares have performed well since the beginning of November and still look attractively valued.
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20 Feb 2017

Weekly Investment Update

An upbeat week for jobs for the world’s economic heavyweight, but where does this leave investments should inflation start to uptick?
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17 Feb 2017

Ask The Investment Team

Our February Ask the Investment Team client call focused on the UK property market and the potential effects of Brexit.
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03 Feb 2017

Steady As She Goes

Coutts examines how gradually rising inflation and interest rates could allow major central banks – which have left rates unchanged at the start of the year – to maintain policies that support global growth.
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23 Jan 2017

Weekly Investment Update

We analyse the impact of Theresa May’s speeches on markets and discusses how we find value in expensive asset classes.
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20 Jan 2017

Trump Takes Office

Investors seem to like the pro-growth aspects of Trump’s promises to “make America great again”, but other aspects of his first ‘100-day plan’ could see trade friction and geopolitical tensions rise.
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17 Jan 2017

Ask the Coutts Investment Team

Our January Ask the Investment Team call focused on investing in fixed income against a backdrop of rising inflation and central bank rates.
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13 Jan 2017

Monthly Investment Perspective

This month we consider the latest inflation data and the alternative investment strategies we are using to add yield in the low inflation/low interest rate environment
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13 Jan 2017

Patience paid off in 2016

Our investment decisions in 2016 were based on our investment principles. Here we show how and why we reacted to the year’s ups and downs.
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