Chancellor Rishi Sunak has written to the Office for Tax Simplification, calling for a review of capital gains tax (CGT). What might the Chancellor do — and how can investors limit their exposure to the tax if it rises as sharply as many expect?
As COVID-19 hits demand more than supply, prices should hold to their moorings
The healing process
COVID-19 has delivered another blow to Britain’s retailers, and that will have an impact on the High Street. But the powers of creative destruction always generate fresh opportunities, too. Can the hearts of our towns and cities find a new life and raison d’être?
The situation is a bit foggy right now, so investors are trying to figure out whether economies and companies are generally heading in the right direction. Chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth rounds up earnings and inflation.
The global economy is reopening for business as the COVID-19 virus recedes, and the groundwork has been laid for a speedy recovery by massive government and central bank stimulus.
His heart is in Santorini, his head is in rural Wiltshire and his cash is in the freezer. Head of multi-asset investments David Coombs grapples with lockdown realities and the changes they could bring to shopping.