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Articles by Neil Birrell,Premier Miton Investors

Neil Birrell,Premier Miton Investors

Neil Birrell is chief investment officer for Premier Asset Management and is fund manager of the Premier Diversified fund. He joined Premier in 2013 from Elcot Capital, where he was part of the team responsible for managing multi strategy investments. Neil was previously chief investment officer of Framlington Investment Management and a senior fund manager at Prolific Asset Management.

You can't avoid every pothole in the road

By Neil Birrell,Premier Miton Investors

Embark Adviser newsletter

As the atrocities perpetrated by the Russian forces in Ukraine unfold, there is some hope that the conflict may not be as open ended or as widespread as feared.

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Back to the future

By Neil Birrell,Premier Miton Investors

Embark Adviser newsletter

At the start of November 2020 I was expecting “a winter of discontent” due to  rising COVID numbers, the return to national lockdowns in some countries, reducing economic activity, how central banks were continuing with their ultra-loose monetary policy and in markets, and why bonds and the FAANGs (Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, Google) had remained in favour with investors. All in all, not a great outlook in the short term.

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What in the world?

By Neil Birrell,Premier Miton Investors

Embark Adviser newsletter

Neil Birrell, Premier Miton’s Chief Investment Officer and manager of the Premier Miton Diversified Growth Fund, considers what might be in store for the world economy and financial markets over the next few months and years.

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Jackson Hole; a great place for skiing and policy making

By Neil Birrell,Premier Miton Investors

Embark Adviser newsletter

Neil Birrell, Premier Miton’s Chief Investment Officer and manager of the Premier Miton Diversified Growth Fund, looks at the slowing economic growth rate and what the US Federal Reserve Bank said at its Jackson Hole (virtual) retreat.

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The Times They Are A-Changin’

By Neil Birrell,Premier Miton Investors

Embark Adviser newsletter

It all seemed to have been going so well; vaccination programmes were being rolled out, COVID was a receding threat, economic activity was picking up strongly, the outlook was positive and, with the exception of how far inflation might rise, was reasonably predictable. But over recent weeks that scenario has been questioned.

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