Author Archives: Steven Andrew

About Steven Andrew

Steven Andrew joined M&G in 2005 as a member of the portfolio construction & risk team, before moving to the Multi Asset team, where he helped to formulate asset allocation strategies for M&G's multi-asset fund range. In November 2010, Steven was appointed manager of the M&G Episode Income Fund. Before joining M&G, Steven worked at F&C Asset Management, Merrill Lynch and the Bank of England. He graduated from the University of London in 1997 with a degree in financial economics.

Looking stupid and unpopular on Brexit

Episode 21/09/2017  

One thing that behavioural finance teaches us is that it’s often only after we have already made a decision that we seek to rationalise it. Moreover, when the issue is… Read more »

The value of investments will fluctuate, which will cause prices to fall as well as rise and you may not get back the original amount you invested. Past performance is not a guide to future performance.


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Jackson Hole-lotta nothin’

Episode 29/08/2017  

Each year at Jackson Hole policy makers and economists around the world meet to discuss the issues of the day. Attention on policy makers has intensified to extremes since the… Read more »

The value of investments will fluctuate, which will cause prices to fall as well as rise and you may not get back the original amount you invested. Past performance is not a guide to future performance.


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The UK Election Result: On stability, noise, and Brexit negotiations

Episode 09/06/2017  

As if political uncertainty was in short supply, Theresa May’s decision to call an early General Election, seeking stability, has achieved the opposite. The outcome of the election, while clearly… Read more »

The value of investments will fluctuate, which will cause prices to fall as well as rise and you may not get back the original amount you invested. Past performance is not a guide to future performance.


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French election result

Episode 08/05/2017  

The election of Emmanuel Macron as President of France marks an important shift in the narrative around European politics: not all popular discontent in Europe can be channelled as anti-EU… Read more »