Covid-19 updates

2020

We are currently implementing a number of measures to deal with the coronavirus outbreak.

We are closely monitoring the evolving coronavirus situation and will be reviewing the Government’s response and potential implications on a daily basis.

As such, we encourage you to visit our website regularly for the latest response to market developments, delivery of our service and status of our upcoming events.

Over the last few years we have put a significant amount of work into our IT infrastructure and virtually everything we do is now cloud based. Fortunately this means we can continue to deliver the key elements of our service should the office need to close. Clients can access their information and client-specific communications via the client portal.

We will continue to monitor the response and guidance issued by the Government. Further information on the Government’s action plan can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-action-plan/coronavirus-action-plan-a-guide-to-what-you-can-expect-across-the-uk

Blog: Investment panel discussion insights

At our recent investment panel discussion live stream, Equilibrium founder Colin Lawson was joined by Gervais Williams of Premier Miton Investors and James Ashley at Goldman Sachs. Here the key points and insights from the broadcast.

Human doings part two (1 May 2020)
In his latest video, Colin Lawson, shares his insight on how the COVID-19 crisis might change business and consumer behaviour for the better.

Recording: Investment panel discussion (Recorded on 17 April 2020)
Equilibrium Founder Colin Lawson was joined by Gervais Williams, of Premier Miton Investors, and James Ashley, of Goldman Sachs for our recent investment panel discussion.

Volatility goes both ways (26 March 2020)
In this briefing, Mike gives an update on the volatility in the stockmarket and how central banks have responded.
(FTSE open: 5,688.20, FTSE close: 5,815.70)

Human doings (17 March 2020)
In this video below, Founder Colin Lawson shares his views on how certain "irrational" behaviours are linked to a desire for certainty and control.
(FTSE open: 5,151.10, FTSE close: 5,294.90)

How we are dealing with Covid-19 (13 March 2020)
Managing Partner Gaynor Rigby explains some of the steps taken to minimise the risk of infection, and how we are maintaining communication for the ongoing delivery of our service.
(FTSE open: 5,237.50, FTSE close: 5,366.10)

Recording: Investment panel discussion
Recorded on 13 May 2020

Equilibrium Founder Colin Lawson was joined by Gervais Williams of Premier Miton Investors and James Ashley of Goldman Sachs for our recent investment panel discussion.

Blog: Q&A’s from investment panel live stream
Colin Lawson was recently joined by Gervais Williams and James Ashley on a live stream to discuss the impact of the coronavirus on investing and global markets. Here are the questions from the day.

Market update (3 April 2020)
Mike gives a quick summary on markets and an update on what’s been going on in portfolios - explaining some of the actions we’ve taken with portfolios.
(FTSE open: 5,480.22, FTSE close: 5,415.50)

Sunny sentiments in miserable markets (19 March 2020)
Colin discusses the different stages of investor sentiment during market cycles and the feelings these can evoke.
(FTSE open: 5,080.60, FTSE close: 5,151.60)

Shock and awe (16 March 2020)
Colin Lawson gives his views on how companies and economies are reacting to the global shock & ultimately, where does it go from here.
(FTSE open: 5,366.10, FTSE close: 5,151.10)

How our thinking has evolved (12 March 2020)
In this video below the Founder Colin Lawson and Investment Manager Mike Deverell discuss how our thought process on Covid-19 has evolved.
(FTSE open: 5,876.50, FTSE close: 5,237.50)

 


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