News and events
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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.
Equity markets are in a happy mood, climbing through a fog of uncertainty with omens of recession tolling from the bond market. Julian Chillingworth, Rathbones chief investment officer, explains why we think it still makes sense to stay invested, but with vigilance.
It seems only fitting that our new Brexit date coincides with Halloween – will it be ‘trick’ or ‘treat’?
A logjam in the streets and another in Parliament. Our chief investment officer, Julian Chillingworth, ponders a hectic week ahead.
“It’s just a flesh wound.”
You could hear the crack of the starting gun echoing around the markets last week: the race for the 2020 Democratic presidential candidacy is on and American equities dipped noticeably. And the leading message from those leading the Democratic pack is that capitalism itself is broken and needs radical reform.
We don’t know about you, but over the past year or so we got into the habit of buying our travel money extremely far in advance of holidays.
US corporate earnings hit a crescendo this week, yet most people are focused on the Federal Reserve and the fluid trade policies of the American President.
Quite possibly the worst bounty delivered by the 21st century is the 24-hour news cycle.
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Keep informed with announcements from Rathbone Unit Trust Management, including company news and our press releases.
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?
As announced on 18 February 2019, Rathbones has made changes to its Luxembourg domiciled SICAV in preparation for a post-Brexit regulatory environment.
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.
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.
Rathbone Unit Trust Management prepares for post-Brexit regulatory environment.
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.
At the start of 2018 we identified the concerns that eventually weighed on equity markets, but we hadn’t anticipated the big drop in valuations that would follow.
As market sentiment hits new lows, Rathbones’ David Coombs discusses why he welcomes the recent volatility and continues to back equities.
Something has been creeping into our minds over the past few years: in everything from technology, politics and risk to the dynamics of interest rates, the models of yesterday appear to be breaking
Note dealing dates and times for the Luxembourg SICAV funds
The final votes are still being counted but it’s clear that the Democrats have won control of the House while the Republicans have extended their majority in the Senate.
Uncharacteristically, the Chancellor delivered a Budget that took the savings accrued from the better than expected revenues of the last two years and reallocated them to future spending.
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ESG is no longer a niche concern, in fact Forbes estimates that around a quarter of professionally managed assets around the world have an ESG focus. So what sort of trends will shape ESG in the coming year?