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2020 NOV

Insights

M&G Investments

12/11/2020

US Election 2020: What Biden’s win means for investors

It was closely contested, but the American people have voted for change. Notwithstanding the legal disputes, Democratic candidate and former vice-president Joe Biden will become the 46th president of the US on 20 January 2021.

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Insights

Randeep Somel, fund manager

09/11/2020

The Climate Emergency and the positive role investors can play

Urgent action is needed this decade to meet global commitments on climate change. There are compelling long-term opportunities for companies that can actively accelerate the shift to a low carbon economy.

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2020 OCT

Insights

Alex Araujo, Fund Manager

13/10/2020

Why infrastructure will be key to a ‘green’ recovery

Alongside their immediate priority to protect health, governments around the world are looking to ensure that the pandemic does not do irreversible damage to the global economy. Huge fiscal stimulus packages, amounting to trillions of US dollars, have been pledged in 2020 to try and prevent a protracted recession.

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Insights

M&G Investments

12/10/2020

Is gold worth its weight for investors?

The price of gold reached an all-time high in the summer of 2020. On 5 August, gold bullion broke the US$2,000 per troy ounce mark, having risen 39% from its 2020 low on 19 March.

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Insights

M&G Investments

07/10/2020

Why active investors can be responsible investors

At M&G, we passionately believe in the power of active investing. This is because we believe we can achieve more for our customers by using our professional expertise to hand-pick individual investments.

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Insights

M&G Investments

02/10/2020

Three myths about responsible investing

The top priority for most long-term investors is to grow their capital for the future. This is the responsibility we, as asset managers, take on as stewards of our clients’ investments.

Our ambitions can be even broader, however. We can aim to not only invest profitably over the years, but to do so in a way that minimises costs to the planet and to society. Responsible investing recognises that we can succeed in both these goals.

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2020 SEP

Insights

M&G Investments

21/09/2020

Six months on from the crash: Winners and losers

The impact of the coronavirus pandemic continues to reverberate around the global economy. Despite unprecedented support from governments and central banks, there can be no guarantee that economies will recover and avoid a protracted downturn.

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Insights

M&G Investments

16/09/2020

Sustainable and Responsible Investing at M&G

A guide to the range of funds we have available and our approach to responsible investing to support our customer’s investment and savings goal: by aiming to generate sustainable returns over the long term.

Sustainable and responsible investing at mandg

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Insights

M&G Investments

14/09/2020

Child Trust Funds: Reaching maturity

There are many reasons why turning 18 years old is a milestone to look forward to. Generous gifts are not unusual to mark the occasion, but typically they come from family and friends.

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Insights

Ben Constable-Maxwell, Head of Sustainable and Impact Investing at M&G Investments

07/09/2020

Investing for good: How to target 'real' impact in equities

A quick Google search for “impact investing” reveals more than 300 million results. Interest in this previously niche part of the investment universe is growing fast, reflecting a desire by investors to help address the world’s major social and environmental challenges. The current coronavirus pandemic, while understandably dominating the world’s thoughts, is just one of a long list of such challenges – and there are an increasing number of options for those looking to invest for purpose as well as profit.

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