Shareholder value in a populist world

We often talk about politics, markets and economics separately as if they exist in a vacuum from each other. In reality though they are of course inextricably linked, and we think analysing these connections is going to be especially important to our portfolios over the coming years.

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Luke Carrington
City Asset Management partners with Montessori at 2019 RHS Chelsea Flower Show

We are delighted to partner with Montessori St Nicholas to create a Space to Grow garden at the 2019 RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Designed by award-winning landscape designer, Jody Lidgard, the garden marks 100 years since Maria Montessori first bought her pioneering teaching methods to the UK, and reflects the key principles that lie at the heart of her child-centric approach to education.

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Active vs Passive: the good, the bad and the average

There is a lot of debate around the merits of passive investments that track markets versus their actively managed counterparts. As inflation-plus investors we are agnostic on the two approaches and are happy to use both in our portfolios. In this article Duggie Hawkins, CFA explains why we are moving more towards actively managed funds at this point in the economic cycle.

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