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News and events

Webcasts
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
With the Fed putting the brakes on rate hikes, Chinese growth rebounding and positive noises coming out of US-China trade discussions, assistant fund manager Will McIntosh-Whyte discusses how the RMAPs team is positioning portfolios following the strong bounce back in equity markets so far this year.
08 May 2019
As we approach the Brexit deadline day, Will McIntosh-Whyte discusses why the Multi-Asset team are not looking to take big bets on the outcome, but rather position the portfolios in order to minimise any downside risk whatever the outcome.
21 March 2019
Equity and credit markets exacted their pound of flesh from investors in the last quarter of 2018, as concerns over global growth mounted in the face of tariff wars and rising interest rates. Assistant fund manager Will McIntosh-Whyte discusses the outlook for 2019 and the risks that sterling might pose for investors as Brexit unfolds.
22 January 2019
Investors have done a lot of clambering up ladders only to slide down more than a few snakes this year. Assistant fund manager Will McIntosh-Whyte discusses how the US Federal Reserve and G-20 leaders have been playing the game recently and how the dice may land in 2019.
12 December 2018
The simplest solution tends to be the most likely answer. Following early October’s tumble, many different theories for the equity market fall have been thrown around. Join assistant fund manager Will McIntosh-Whyte as he argues you can follow a logical path back to a hefty jump in US Treasury yields stemming from the Federal Reserve’s declaration that interest rates are “a long way from neutral”, and discusses how the multi-asset portfolios have behaved through the recent market volatility
24 October 2018
The simplest solution tends to be the most likely answer. Following early October’s tumble, many different theories for the equity market fall have been thrown around. Join assistant fund manager Will McIntosh-Whyte as he argues you can follow a logical path back to a hefty jump in US Treasury yields stemming from the Federal Reserve’s declaration that interest rates are “a long way from neutral”.
24 October 2018
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.    

China and the US have signed a one-sided trade deal that has got investors excited about the year ahead. Chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth notes recession concerns have been well and truly supplanted.

20 January 2020

Stock markets went bananas last year as China and the US appeared to finally agree on trade. But then the killing of a top Iranian general set off geopolitical fireworks. Chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth mulls the consequences.

13 January 2020

After many debates, votes and faff, the UK is just about ready to start leaving the EU. Chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth takes a look at the year ahead and the one just gone.

19 December 2019

Boris Johnson has won a strong mandate to get on with his Brexit deal, sending sterling shooting higher. But there’s something unusual going on with UK stocks, notes chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth.

16 December 2019

"Making America great again” was always a paean to Ronald Reagan’s 1980s, so it makes sense that the Donald is turning the clock back on global trade. Chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth takes a trip down memory lane.

09 December 2019

While the US continues to dally over a trade deal with China, Russia has forged one of steel and gas with the Eastern giant. Chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth ponders a gas pipeline in frozen Siberia.

02 December 2019

With the UK economy creaking under the weight of Brexit preparations, the election campaign is well and truly underway. Can the parties’ shower of gifts for voters really be paid for, wonders chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth.

25 November 2019

Another deadline, another delay to Brexit – and now another election on top. Meanwhile, the tennis match between China and the US over trade continues, notes our chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth.

20 November 2019

Markets pottered along last week, shrugging off some disappointing American data. Our chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth looks ahead to lots of central banking news and political posturing. 

18 November 2019

Stopping to remember is an important thing. Chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth outlines the week ahead.

11 November 2019
Announcements

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

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

The Brexit saga has taken a predictable turn, though the rout that Prime Minister Theresa May suffered in Tuesday’s Parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal was historical in its magnitude.

16 January 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