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Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology

04 Dec

Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology

Demand for new and improved medicines is set to rise, but so will the development risk. Tread carefully.

Aerospace & Defence

20 Nov

Aerospace & Defence

A lack of immediate catalysts for the sector's two largest constituents mean the year-to-date underperformance is likely to continue.

Chemicals

23 Oct

Chemicals

We remain overall buyers of the sector but suggest investors seek value and stability at the higher end of the company spectrum.

Broadcasting & Entertainment

16 Oct

Broadcasting & Entertainment

We are cautious on BSkyB but there are some opportunities further down the food chain of which UTV appears the most compelling.

Support Services

09 Oct

Support Services

Good stock selection is increasingly important as markets, including support services sector indices, trend sideways.

Software & Computer Services - Healthcare IT

02 Oct

Software & Computer Services - Healthcare IT

The increasing influence of private sector IT suppliers to the NHS could be among the answers to budgetary conundrum Britain faces.

Asset Managers

18 Sep

Asset Managers

After a strong run investors should be selective but there are a number of long-term drivers in support of the Asset Management sector.


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