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News and events

Webcasts
David Coombs, head of multi-asset investments will be outlining his latest views on the speed of lockdown exits around the world and the impact this is having on strategy.
18 May 2020
David Coombs, head of multi-asset investments will update on strategy and will highlight his views on inflation vs deflation, recovery vs new lows and tech vs leisure.
07 May 2020
Wednesday 29 April at 10:00am - David will be providing an update on portfolios, including latest positioning, trading and views given the very latest news in respect of COVID-19.
21 April 2020
David Coombs, head of multi-asset investments will be providing an update on strategy given the very latest news in respect of COVID19.
06 April 2020
David Coombs, head of multi-asset investments will outline his current approach to protecting the portfolios but also explain his strategy for the recovery
01 April 2020
David Coombs discusses out how the Rathbone Multi-Asset Portfolios are positioned in the face of significant uncertainty.
18 March 2020
Will McIntosh-Whyte lays out how the Rathbone Multi-Asset Portfolios are positioned as investors grapple with Iranian tensions, UK trade deals and a US election year.
21 January 2020
Political billboards are going up with the Christmas trees in the UK this year, while American Democrats determine who should square up to Donald Trump in 2020.
11 November 2019

As unrest continues on the streets of Hong Kong, yet more trade tariffs are threatened and Brexit potentially comes to a head, fund manager Will McIntosh-Whyte discusses how the Rathbone Multi-Asset Portfolios are positioned in the current state of purgatory. 

11 September 2019
As we pass the mid-point of the year, central banks have remained front and centre as investors digest their increasingly dovish narrative. On Wednesday 31 July, at 10:30am (GMT).assistant fund manager Will McIntosh-Whyte discusses how the RMAPs team is positioning portfolios for the second half of the year, as well as looking back at performance in 2019 so far.
17 July 2019
Market comment

Our economic and market reviews are delivered from Rathbones Chief Investment Officer, Julian Chillingworth.  He brings highlights, on the investment forecast and the outlook for global and UK markets.    

America seems chaotic from the top down. Yet, if you look hard at the bottom – main street – you can get a better idea of how the US is faring, argues chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth.

01 June 2020

While we’re all theorising about whether looking at a castle is the best form of optometry, really important issues are going unaddressed. Chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth stays focused on what matters.

26 May 2020

Amid an alphabet soup of economic forecasts, chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth looks for the ingredients of a lasting recovery. 

20 May 2020
Our kids are going to lead us out of lockdown, as the government makes some tough decisions. Chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth looks at the tracking programme that will accompany the back-to-school drive.
18 May 2020

The government has unveiled its lockdown exit plan to mixed reception. Our chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth thinks attention is best paid elsewhere.

11 May 2020

This Friday we remember the victory of an older generation. They won peace and reshaped the world, becoming a timeless example for humanity, argues our chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth.

04 May 2020

Crazy phenomena like negative oil prices will keep popping up over the coming months, warns our chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth. Investors will ignore most of it, but when they do panic, stocks could return to their March lows.

27 April 2020

Markets are jig-jagging like a frightened hare as wholesale lockdowns and extraordinary stimulus have streaked across the globe. Our chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth reports on the month.

24 April 2020

Stocks have shot higher even as people are laid off in droves and the virus continues to spread. Investors aren’t cheering misery, our chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth explains, they are trying to predict the future. 

20 April 2020

With the virus outbreak still in full swing, some Western nations are already mulling a relaxation of lockdown. In the US, that has led to a showdown between the layers of government. These are tough decisions to make, notes our chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth.

14 April 2020
Announcements

Keep informed with announcements from Rathbone Unit Trust Management, including company news and our press releases.

Dear valued client

19 March 2020

Boris Johnson has won a strong mandate to get on with his Brexit deal, sending sterling shooting higher. But what else will his government do in the next five years? 

13 December 2019

Note dealing dates and times for the Luxembourg SICAV funds

29 November 2019

Rathbones’ Smith: “ECB bazooka futile in the long run”

12 September 2019

Notice to the shareholders of sub-fund Rathbone Multi-Asset Enhanced Growth Portfolio Accumulation Sub-Fund (the "Sub-Fund")

22 August 2019

Now that the latest round of China/US trade talks have come to an uninspiring end, attention will shift to this evening’s announcement from the US Federal Reserve and the expected 0.25% rate reduction in the real interest rate. Markets will also be searching for clues as to whether there will be any further rate cuts this year, or whether this is a one off insurance cut.

31 July 2019

Rathbone Luxembourg Funds SICAV, mergers of sub-funds 

05 July 2019

The India growth story is now well-established, but on the eve of the largest general election in the world, should it still be regarded as the jewel in the emerging market crown?

10 April 2019

As announced on 18 February 2019, Rathbones has made changes to its Luxembourg domiciled SICAV in preparation for a post-Brexit regulatory environment.

26 March 2019

Theresa May has asked the European Union (EU) for a delay in the UK’s departure until 30 June, with EU officials indicating they would only grant an extension on the grounds of Parliament agreeing a deal.

21 March 2019

This has been a tumultuous week for politics by anyone’s standards. Following the drama of Brexit votes and Parliament exerting its will not to leave the EU without a deal, it was a better day in the office for Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday.

15 March 2019

Rathbone Unit Trust Management prepares for post-Brexit regulatory environment.

18 February 2019
Asset TV masterclass
Demand for multi-asset funds has burgeoned but with uncertainty in geopolitics plaguing markets, does it still offer the diversification benefits on which it's built?
23 April 2019
2018 was a challenging environment for fixed income but 2019 saw a rally in the bond markets, so why was this and is it set to continue?
10 April 2019
Trump's trade war, Brexit uncertainty, volatility returning to markets and when will the bull run end? These are some of the questions that investors have been asking themselves over the last 12 months. But coming into 2019 are we going to see more of the same?
14 December 2018
ESG accounts for around a quarter of the assets around the world, so does this mean that it is now mainstream? And what does an ESG fund offer compared to other funds that do not take into account ESG characteristics?
19 October 2018
Demand for multi-asset funds have burgeoned but now as we enter a period of quantitative tightening, uncertainty and geopolitics plague markets, does it still offer the diversification benefits on which it's built?
19 September 2018
The first quarter of 2018 has been the worst for fixed income since the global financial crisis; why was this and is it likely to continue?
04 May 2018
2017 has been an eventful year with Brexit, Trump, political and economic uncertainty, central bank monetary policy and also high and low yields. These all characterized the year, so are we going to see more of the same in 2018?
12 December 2017
Fixed Income has long acted as a safety net but rising rates pose a challenge. In this Masterclass a panel of experts discuss how fixed income is positioned today, managing risk, long vs. short duration, views on geopolitical risk in Europe and current trends in ESG and social bonds.
06 October 2017
In this Masterclass, four experts discuss multi-asset investing and its concerns for investors, how to approach multi-asset investing when there is so much uncertainty, what current equity opportunities there are and what trends can be found in the industry.
20 February 2017