Hear from Nutmeg's expert investment team.
Understand what's moving markets and how this impacts you, with regular updates on the state of the investing landscape, specialist views, and deep dives into asset classes, sectors and international markets.
Mini-budget 2022: What’s changed, and what it means for you
23 September 2022|4 min
Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng has announced a series of updates to public finances that the government hopes will boost UK growth, including changes to income tax rates, stamp duty, and National Insurance. Here’s our brief on the main talking points, and how the changes may impact you.
Why Nutmeg buys markets, not stocks
15 June 2022|6 min
Interest in investing has flourished in recent years with more accessible information and coverage on companies, especially household names in tech such as Apple and Alphabet which are now among the world’s largest. While we do track the influence of individual stocks, the Nutmeg team is instead far more concerned with the indices that house them. Here’s why.
What is a ‘bear’ market, and what does it mean for you?
14 June 2022|5 min
Individual definitions may differ, but a ‘bear’ market is generally when a stock market drops in value by 20% or more from its recent highs. This has happened this week in the US with the S&P 500 index, but there’s good reason why those in diversified portfolios should not panic.
Property vs equities – which is the best long-term investment?
12 May 2022|8 min
Us Brits love to talk about our homes and house prices but are sometimes more hesitant to talk about other investments. But can buying property really be compared to investing in stock markets? And which is better suited for you?
Why Nutmeg prefers ETFs Vs index funds
24 March 2022|6 min
The concepts behind exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and index-tracking funds are very similar. Both (in most cases) are created to track an index or market ‘passively’, and both are usually cheaper than traditional ‘active’ mutual funds. So why do we prefer ETFs at Nutmeg?
Five ways to protect your wealth from rising inflation in 2022
24 March 2022|6 min
With UK inflation, as measured by the consumer price index (CPI), climbing once again to a 30-year high of 6.2% in the 12 months to February, according to latest ONS statistics, it’s time to take a fresh look at what steps we can all take to protect our wealth from the eroding effect of price rises.
A deep dive into how we deliver Smart Alpha portfolios
23 March 2022|8 min
The Nutmeg Smart Alpha portfolios, powered by J.P. Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM), are run collaboratively, combining our core investment principles with the in-house multi-asset capabilities of one of the world’s leading investment houses. Here, with the help of JPMAM’s expert analysts, we update you on recent performance of the portfolios and highlight some of the key holdings.
Nutmeg portfolio update
4 March 2022|5 min
As we watch the tragic events unfold in Ukraine, the thoughts of all of us at Nutmeg are with all of the Ukrainian people, and their families and friends who are impacted by the conflict. We know that, just as we have been thinking about the exposure of our portfolios to Russian assets, some of our clients may also be doing the same. With this in mind, we wanted to take a moment to provide an update on our portfolios and the steps we are taking.
“I hope to inspire people to build wealth through investing”: Brooklyn’s investment journey
3 March 2022|6 min
I grew up being very ambitious. My parents were working-class and I always grasped how much more they wanted for myself and my sister. They were immigrants from the Philippines, raising two young girls in South London, working very hard to give us a good start in life. Money was rarely spoken about in the household, nonetheless, I acquired unspoken lessons from them.