By knowing more about a problem and its solution, you can fix it. But you can also con people. Chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth draws parallels between politicians and economists and builders and mechanics.
Especially those it's meant to protect
There is a growing investor demand for sustainable products, with 168 new funds launched in the first half of 2019 alone. But how long will it be before ESG becomes mainstream?
We’ve all heard the phrase ‘cash is king’. It gets used a lot when investors think the prices of other assets are getting too high and they would rather sit on cash while waiting for prices to fall.
As Halloween approaches, the threat of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit has retreated. Our chief investment officer, Julian Chillingworth, outlines a new plan for keeping tabs of the Brexit electoral games.
A deflationary bust is unlikely
Brexit is inching closer to resolution. We update our decision tree to help investors assess the possible paths forward.
In 1962, a young Stanford graduate and former middle distance runner named Phil Knight sold his car and bought a ticket to Japan, at the time a leading supplier of sprinting shoes. Once there he persuaded a local manufacturer, Onitsuka, to grant him exclusive distribution rights over its Tiger line in the Western US. The business he built on the back of the agreement became the $100 billion powerhouse Nike, while Tiger trainers’ original owner, now renamed Asics, is listed in Japan with a market value of about $3 billion.