Investment team Q&A: Our reaction to sharp moves in sterling and UK bonds
29 September 2022|8 min
A significant market response to Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng’s mini-budget on 23rd September has been felt by investors across the UK, with Nutmeg’s clients not immune to market falls especially in low- to medium-risk portfolios. Here we put your questions to our investment team, which we hope will put some context to the volatility we are seeing.
Why you can’t buy a home and it’s not because of Netflix
29 September 2022|7 min
Netflix, avocado, coffee and brunch – we’ve all heard the clichés blaming Generation Rent’s struggles on their spending habits. Over the years a range of influential voices have come out and declared they’ve found the secret to reversing the decline in home ownership among the young, which has fallen continually over the past 30 years.
Smart Alpha in focus as ESG takes centre stage
25 August 2022|5 min
Our Smart Alpha portfolios, powered by J.P. Morgan Asset Management, offer clients an opportunity to combine the active investment expertise of dedicated stock-picking fund managers from one of the world’s largest asset managers, and the oversight of the Nutmeg investment team. Here, we explore what drove performance in the second quarter of 2022, and the importance of a robust environmental, social, and governance (ESG) process.
Harnessing the power of long-term investing
18 August 2022|2 min
Investing should be considered a long-term undertaking. Short-term losses can cause stress, after all no-one likes to see their portfolio go down in value. However, staying in the market and resisting the temptation to tinker can pay off in the long term.
Investor Essentials: What is a tax wrapper?
11 August 2022|7 min
If you’ve been following our Investing Essentials series, at this point you should have an appreciation of how your investment portfolio can be left to enjoy the power of compounding, and how a diversified portfolio can help you reach your investment goal and potentially set-up a better financial future for you and your family.
What’s the difference between a JISA and a Child Trust Fund?
25 July 2022|7 min
In the coming years, the cost of living could well be even higher than it is today, especially for younger people who have yet to build wealth. With this in mind, we look at two tax-efficient investment options that could help give today’s children a financial steppingstone for adulthood.
How we’ve rebalanced our portfolios for the months ahead
14 July 2022|3 min
The nature of Nutmeg’s Fully Managed portfolios means our team can make changes to the investment mix at any time to react to and take advantage of the ever-changing economic and market environment. Here we update you on our latest moves to rebalance the portfolios, and the rationale behind these changes.