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Welcome to our global equities blog

Our global equities blog lifts the lid on what we do and shows you how our investment engine works. From describing company visits and snapshots of the work we do, to exploring the major themes and trends shaping markets.

Latest articles

12 September 2023

Pauline Grange

Portfolio Manager

Things will never be the same: the potential for AI to reshape the world

We look at the potential for AI to transform society and the economic ramifications of a post-AI world
Read time - 2 mins
26 July 2023

Alex Lee

Portfolio Manager

Japanese Inflation: signs of meaningful change

In 2016 Akagi Nyuguyo, a Japanese frozen dessert company, raised the price of its popular Garigari-kun children’s iced lollies following a sharp rise in costs. It increased the price from Y60 to Y70, equivalent to a rise of around six pence. This was the first price hike in 25 years.
Read time - 2 mins
20 July 2023

Harry Waight

Portfolio Manager, Global Equities

Play the AI boom through chips and shovels

Artificial Intelligence is set to be among the defining technologies of the next decade. What’s the best way to tap-into this theme from an investment perspective?
Read time - 5 mins
4 May 2023

Pauline Grange

Portfolio Manager

Glacial progress means women still have to mind the pay gap

Although the gender pay gap is slightly improved compared with 2021, at the current rate of progress it will take 132 years for women to reach pay parity with men.
Read time - 4 min
1 February 2023

Jonathan Crown

Portfolio Manager

Alphabet: ABC … Dividends

Alphabet, with its dominant Google search engine, Android operating system and YouTube platform, is an impressive business.
Read time - 4 min
15 July 2022

Paperback readers: the team’s summer reading lists

We asked the Global Equities Team what books they will be devouring this summer, and as ever it’s an eclectic collection with something for everyone. See how many you’ve read!
Read time - 9 min
1207, 1104, 7197, 1144, 2650, 2946, 1172, 9099, 9132, 9133, 1105, 8732, 9101

Senior management team

Alex Beavis
Global Small Cap Analyst
Alex Lee
Portfolio Manager
David Dudding
Portfolio Manager
Ashish Kochar
Portfolio Manager, Global Equities
Simon Haines
Portfolio Manager
Pauline Grange
Portfolio Manager
Georgina Hellyer
Portfolio Manager
Bronwyn Curran
Client Portfolio Analyst
Jonathan Crown
Portfolio Manager
Scott Woods
Portfolio Manager
Natasha Ebtehadj
Portfolio Manager, Global Equities
Andrew Harvie
Client Portfolio Manager, Global Equities
Neil Robson
Head of Global Equities

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