71 result(s)
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22 Apr 2020

Unpicking the oil price plunge

Coutts Head of Asset Management Mohammad Kamal Syed examines the implications of ‘black gold’ dropping below zero this week.
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Coutts Head of Asset Management Mohammad Kamal Syed examines the implications of ‘black gold’ dropping below zero this week.
2 min read
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17 Apr 2020

Investment update: History in the making

Mohammad Kamal Syed, head of asset management at Coutts, reflects on markets in 2020 and takes a look at how investment portfolios and funds have performed.
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Mohammad Kamal Syed, head of asset management at Coutts, reflects on markets in 2020 and takes a look at how investment portfolios and funds have performed.
3 min read
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08 Apr 2020

Quarterly update: The coronavirus economy

After finishing 2019 on a high, the pandemic provided an unexpected shock for markets in the first quarter of 2020
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After finishing 2019 on a high, the pandemic provided an unexpected shock for markets in the first quarter of 2020
3 min read
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27 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: The broader impact – property

How will the coronavirus outbreak affect the demand for residential and commercial property.
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How will the coronavirus outbreak affect the demand for residential and commercial property.
3 min read
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12 Mar 2020

What the budget means for you

What does the Budget 2020 mean for you? We’ve had a look at the details to find out the measures that are going to have the most impact on you.
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What does the Budget 2020 mean for you? We’ve had a look at the details to find out the measures that are going to have the most impact on you.
3 min read
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10 Mar 2020

ISAs: Getting into the investment habit

Making regular payments into something as simple as an ISA could be a great way to help build your wealth.
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Making regular payments into something as simple as an ISA could be a great way to help build your wealth.
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03 Mar 2020

Coordinated global response to the rescue

It was a wounding week for investors, but it appears markets have adjusted for much of the bad news from the COVID 19 outbreak. While a reflex rally in the coming days would not be unusual, we’re likely to see choppy and volatile markets for several weeks.
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It was a wounding week for investors, but it appears markets have adjusted for much of the bad news from the COVID 19 outbreak. While a reflex rally in the coming days would not be unusual, we’re likely to see choppy and volatile markets for several weeks.
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25 Feb 2020

Coronavirus: An investment update

As the virus spreads further beyond China, economic uncertainty is increasing but similar to previous health crises we think financial markets will overcome them in the long term.
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As the virus spreads further beyond China, economic uncertainty is increasing but similar to previous health crises we think financial markets will overcome them in the long term.
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21 Feb 2020

Becoming a more sustainable bank

As our Q4 2019 responsible investing report shows, we’re setting ambitious targets and for very good reason.
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As our Q4 2019 responsible investing report shows, we’re setting ambitious targets and for very good reason.
3 min read
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17 Feb 2020

Taking a long-term view of markets

What you can do to help shield your investments from the coronavirus outbreak.
3 min read
What you can do to help shield your investments from the coronavirus outbreak.
3 min read
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31 Jan 2020

How will coronavirus affect investors?

While the human tragedy of the coronavirus outbreak can’t be overstated, investors should be more cautious when assessing the likely impact.
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While the human tragedy of the coronavirus outbreak can’t be overstated, investors should be more cautious when assessing the likely impact.
3 min read
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31 Jan 2020

Opportunities in a post-Brexit world

Brexit – what happens next? We look at new opportunities – and risks – for investors.
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Brexit – what happens next? We look at new opportunities – and risks – for investors.
3 min read
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30 Jan 2020

How to keep your money safe from fraud

How to keep your money safe from fraud
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How to keep your money safe from fraud
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24 Jan 2020

A new decade, different thinking

After a strong 2019, the momentum going into 2020 is positive
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After a strong 2019, the momentum going into 2020 is positive
3 min read
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24 Jan 2020

US Election 2020: Beyond the media thunderdome

A change in administration could see a change in market direction for investors.
4 min read
A change in administration could see a change in market direction for investors.
4 min read
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24 Jan 2020

Economic policies: A new era

Governments are looking beyond traditional policies for when the global economy next needs a boost.
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Governments are looking beyond traditional policies for when the global economy next needs a boost.
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24 Jan 2020

Investing in a less stable world

The world is no longer dominated by one or two great powers – other countries and power-blocs are making their influence felt.
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The world is no longer dominated by one or two great powers – other countries and power-blocs are making their influence felt.
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17 Jan 2020

A strong start to 2020

The latest from Mohammad Kamal Syed, head of our asset management team.
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The latest from Mohammad Kamal Syed, head of our asset management team.
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09 Jan 2020

Quarterly update: Is the global economy turning a corner?

What does the first quarter of 2020 have in store for investors?
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What does the first quarter of 2020 have in store for investors?
4 min read
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18 Dec 2019

Brushing up: The rise of female artists

Art collectors are turning away from the traditional faces and names that have dominated galleries and seeking new perspectives on the world
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Art collectors are turning away from the traditional faces and names that have dominated galleries and seeking new perspectives on the world
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16 Dec 2019

How the election has changed the investment outlook

Missed our client call on the general election result? Here are the key quotes.
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Missed our client call on the general election result? Here are the key quotes.
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13 Dec 2019

General election 2019 – What next?

With just a few votes left to count, it is clear that the Conservative party has won a comfortable majority in the House of Commons.
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With just a few votes left to count, it is clear that the Conservative party has won a comfortable majority in the House of Commons.
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06 Dec 2019

Monthly Update | Happy Christmas for markets?

Stock markets sparkle, the economy lights up and central banks show good will. But could the ghosts of political risk, past, present and future still pay markets a visit?
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Stock markets sparkle, the economy lights up and central banks show good will. But could the ghosts of political risk, past, present and future still pay markets a visit?
3 min read
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27 Nov 2019

Coutts Passion Index 2019

Investing in art, classic cars or fine wine? The Coutts Passion Index has been tracking the changing fortunes of passion assets since 2005.
6 min read
Investing in art, classic cars or fine wine? The Coutts Passion Index has been tracking the changing fortunes of passion assets since 2005.
6 min read
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18 Nov 2019

What’s been driving investment performance in 2019?

The latest investment performance and positioning from Coutts.
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The latest investment performance and positioning from Coutts.
2 min read
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08 Nov 2019

Monthly Update | Trade truce brings autumn windfall for markets

Positive steps on resolving the US-China trade conflict boosted markets in October, but what should investors be looking out for in the months ahead? We give our views in our monthly investment update.
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Positive steps on resolving the US-China trade conflict boosted markets in October, but what should investors be looking out for in the months ahead? We give our views in our monthly investment update.
6 min read
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01 Nov 2019

Q&A: Brexit election time

What our investment experts have to say about the upcoming UK election and latest Brexit news.
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What our investment experts have to say about the upcoming UK election and latest Brexit news.
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25 Oct 2019

When will Brexit and the trade war end?

Potential turning points for the US-China trade war and Brexit could be positive for European equities.
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Potential turning points for the US-China trade war and Brexit could be positive for European equities.
3 min read
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18 Oct 2019

Investing beyond Brexit

What are the key investment opportunities in the coming months? Coutts investment experts outline where they’re looking for opportunities.
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What are the key investment opportunities in the coming months? Coutts investment experts outline where they’re looking for opportunities.
3 min read
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11 Oct 2019

Responsible investment: Bigger than Brexit

The drive behind responsible investment won’t be knocked off course by Brexit.
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The drive behind responsible investment won’t be knocked off course by Brexit.
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04 Oct 2019

Quarterly update: Central bank support soothes political pain

In our Q3 investment outlook, we consider the forces that will be driving investment returns over the coming months.
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In our Q3 investment outlook, we consider the forces that will be driving investment returns over the coming months.
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27 Sep 2019

Brexit: The long and the short of it

Brexit continues to generate news headlines, but in our recent client call we considered its place in historic events. Our experts outline where it sits in relation to long-term drivers of investment returns and what steps you can take to manage your finances.
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Brexit continues to generate news headlines, but in our recent client call we considered its place in historic events. Our experts outline where it sits in relation to long-term drivers of investment returns and what steps you can take to manage your finances.
3 min read
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12 Sep 2019

Brexit: Three ways we’re preparing portfolios

We’re preparing our investment strategy for Brexit.
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We’re preparing our investment strategy for Brexit.
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06 Sep 2019

Monthly Update | parliament packs up and trade war takes toll

Our latest monthly investment update examines the consequences of the UK parliament shutdown and US-China trade war, and gives our view on recent talk of a potential recession.
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Our latest monthly investment update examines the consequences of the UK parliament shutdown and US-China trade war, and gives our view on recent talk of a potential recession.
4 min read
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30 Aug 2019

Q&A: Staying focused through Brexit

We speak to three of our investment experts about the UK parliament suspension, what it means for investors and how we’re positioned for Brexit in our client portfolios and funds.
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We speak to three of our investment experts about the UK parliament suspension, what it means for investors and how we’re positioned for Brexit in our client portfolios and funds.
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23 Aug 2019

What do dogs, drones and train tickets have in common?

Meet three companies forging the future with help from Coutts clients.
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Meet three companies forging the future with help from Coutts clients.
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21 Aug 2019

Mid-Year Investment Outlook 2019 | The Power of Influence

We are focused on generating consistent returns in a responsible way to help create a more sustainable future for you and generations to come.
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We are focused on generating consistent returns in a responsible way to help create a more sustainable future for you and generations to come.
10 min read
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12 Aug 2019

Growth markets: Why China matters

Long a bellwether for emerging markets, what happens in China is now crucial to the wider world.
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Long a bellwether for emerging markets, what happens in China is now crucial to the wider world.
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09 Aug 2019

Monthly Update | Shares shaken by Trump tweets

After a positive month for markets, trade is back at the top of Mr Market’s worry list...
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After a positive month for markets, trade is back at the top of Mr Market’s worry list...
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08 Aug 2019

Climate change urgency “cannot be exaggerated”, Attenborough tells Coutts clients

Sir David Attenborough sends stark warning to Coutts clients at climate change event.
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Sir David Attenborough sends stark warning to Coutts clients at climate change event.
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02 Aug 2019

Global cooling: Step forward the central banks

As central banks prepare for slower global economic growth, we look at what it means for investors.
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As central banks prepare for slower global economic growth, we look at what it means for investors.
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29 Jul 2019

Coutts makes the grade for responsible investing

How we achieved strong scores when independent body the Principles for Responsible Investment took a look at our processes.
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How we achieved strong scores when independent body the Principles for Responsible Investment took a look at our processes.
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26 Jul 2019

Investing to fight climate change

We look at just some of the ways philanthropists and investors can support the fight against climate change.
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We look at just some of the ways philanthropists and investors can support the fight against climate change.
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23 Jul 2019

Backing tomorrow’s entrepreneurial winners

Direct investment in the next generation of innovative ideas is about more than money. Getting involved in start-up companies provides an opportunity to invest your experience and knowledge in the next generation of entrepreneurs.
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Direct investment in the next generation of innovative ideas is about more than money. Getting involved in start-up companies provides an opportunity to invest your experience and knowledge in the next generation of entrepreneurs.
3 min read
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05 Jul 2019

Quarterly update: Politics casts clouds on sunny markets

Supportive central banks sweetened the second quarter for investors but late cycle risks remain.
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Supportive central banks sweetened the second quarter for investors but late cycle risks remain.
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25 Jun 2019

How far will your money go?

Our unique analysis of luxury inflation reveals the rapidly rising cost of a first class flight.
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Our unique analysis of luxury inflation reveals the rapidly rising cost of a first class flight.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.
3 min read
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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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Our latest investment decisions in light of recent market events. Includes the only place you’ll see our investment house view in full.
4 min read
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01 Mar 2019

Investing through Brexit

Our latest analysis of what Brexit means for investors.
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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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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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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.
2 min read
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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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The UK’s Brexit negotiations and China’s economic slowdown – what are the real threats they pose to investors?
3 min read
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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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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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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.
4 min read
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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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What technology should investors think about when considering long-term investment strategies?
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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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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.
5 min read
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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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Our views on the political and economic fallout from the latest Brexit developments and how we’re handling it in our portfolios.
4 min read
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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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Coutts Quarterly Investment Update explores what rising interest rates in the US, geopolitical developments, and falling oil prices all mean for investors.
3 min read
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15 Mar 2018

Not responsible? Time to think again!

Taking a more active interest in how the companies we invest in are run can have a long-term benefit for investors
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Taking a more active interest in how the companies we invest in are run can have a long-term benefit for investors
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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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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?
3 min read
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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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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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