Mitchell has almost 20 years’ experience in the investment industry, with a specific focus on investment marketing and communications. At Invesco Perpetual, he was a key member of on the UK equities team, assisting Neil in articulating his investment philosophy, approach and strategy to intermediaries and institutional clients.
He is a great believer in open, honest dialogue with investors and is experienced in communicating complex financial concepts in simple and accessible terms. Mitchell feels strongly that investors are entitled to know how their investments are being managed and is committed to making sure Woodford’s clients are well informed.
Equity markets enjoyed a robust start to the year, rebounding from December’s declines. Global macroeconomic data appeared to resonate more with the market behaviour at the end of last year, however, with weakness particularly evident in China and Europe, and growing concerns about the outlook for the US economy. We expect the US to join the rest of the world in this more challenging economic environment, with very few regional economies possessing enough internal momentum to withstand the slowdown that is already in train…
December was another volatile month for global equities. Markets continued to be buffeted by concerns about the global economic environment and the extent of valuation stretch among popular growth stocks, particularly in the technology sector. As the Brexit talks move through their final stages, the UK market was especially volatile, with rapid changes in the perceived balance of probabilities causing sharp shifts in intra-month performance.
Thank you to all participants in this year’s Christmas quiz. We hope you enjoyed it. We are now pleased to announce the winner as… Tertius Bonnin, EQ Investors Congratulations! Some champagne will soon be on its way to you and should be with you by Christmas. The six runners-up, receiving a copy of ‘Red Flags: