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News and events

Webcasts

In the first episode of 2022 David, Will, and Craig try to bring some order to a rather tricky new year for global markets, discussing what risks and opportunities this presents. The team also explain why they aren’t reaching for the gold despite growing geopolitical risks, and why they are buying baser commodities instead.

18 January 2022

Manager of the Rathbone UK Opportunities Fund, Alexandra Jackson, presents her thoughts to Proactive Investor’s Katie Pilbeam on the changing shape of the UK market and what this means for investors.

14 January 2022
Manager of the Rathbone Greenbank Multi-Asset Portfolios, Will McIntosh-Whyte, sets out his outlook for 2022; beginning the year with an update on the funds, and covers latest topics, including: a tsunami of Omicron? What does this mean for investors? The FED’s ‘taper tangle’. And looks at exciting new year opportunities in the sustainable investment space.
16 December 2021

On this month’s episode, Will and Craig review and score David’s predictions for 2021 against how the year actually panned out. Decide for yourself whether they are too harsh on David’s crystal ball gazing. More importantly, the team discuss how their strategy has evolved in 2021 and ponder the latest shift in the ‘growth’ vs ‘value’ debate.

15 December 2021

On this month’s episode of The Sharpe End, David, Will and Rahab discuss the best ways to protect portfolios from COVID, supply chain risks and inflation. Also, do trends towards veganism and a low-carbon future mean major disruption is coming for farmers and food makers? And we explain how nutrition businesses DSM and Christian Hansen are helping to solve health challenges and cut food waste.

02 November 2021
David Coombs, head of multi-asset investments, will be outlining his latest views; updating you on fund performance and discussing some of the topics that are front of mind.
29 September 2021

Co-Fund Manager of the Rathbone Multi-Asset Portfolios, Will McIntosh-Whyte, will cover fund performance and discuss some of the topics that are front of mind, including: Are rising commodity prices about to start impacting company earnings? A new 'Bidawn'? Is the new administration less centrist than it appears?

06 May 2021

David Coombs, head of multi asset investments, Rathbones, will be outlining his latest views on the impact of the vaccine roll-out on asset allocation, style rotations and the latest changes to strategy.

26 March 2021

Co-Fund Manager of the Rathbone Multi-Asset Portfolios, Will McIntosh-Whyte, will discuss fund performance and some of the topics that are front of mind, as we go deeper into 2021.

01 February 2021

In this first webcast of the year David Coombs, head of multi asset investments, will be setting out his outlook for 2021, including thoughts on: COVID reopening; Global Britain; Green New Deals.

06 January 2021
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.    

The hard data is coming in and so far companies have fared better through the pandemic than expected. Just how long complete recovery will take no one knows, but as chief economist Julian Chillingworth notes, we maintain our long-held belief in the human capacity to co-operate and solve problems.  

13 August 2020

With the groundwork laid for a rapid recovery, equity markets reflected continued optimism in June. But as chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth notes, significant risks remain.

15 July 2020

Economic statistics fell off a cliff in May, but as chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth notes, investors were already anticipating a big bounce as economies began to reopen.

22 June 2020

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

20 May 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

As Covid-19 rattles markets and investors scramble for safety,. our chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth considers the longer-term implications for the global economy and also looks at the narrowing Democratic primary race to take on Donald Trump.

17 March 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

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

Investors are galloping from one extreme to the other in all sorts of markets. But nothing is black and white, warns chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth, so investors should try to focus on the longer term effects and ignore short-term craziness. 

21 October 2019

At his penultimate meeting, outgoing President of the European Central Bank (ECB) Mario Draghi announced a series of measures to ease monetary policy in the listless region.

31 August 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

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

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.

11 January 2019
Asset TV masterclass
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