Knowledge and insight
Review of the week: A matter of perception
While we’re all theorising about whether looking at a castle is the best form of optometry, really important issues are going unaddressed. Chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth stays focused on what matters.
Mental health awareness week
Half of Britons have reported high levels of anxiety following lockdown, but the easing of lockdown may come with its own challenges for our mental health. We speak with Mental Health UK about how to look after yourself and your family at this time.
Review of the week: The most important resource
Our kids are going to lead us out of lockdown, as the government makes some tough decisions. Chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth looks at the tracking programme that will accompany the back-to-school drive.
Foundations of gold
Despite some large price swings, gold has solid underpinnings
Brave new world
The prolonged coronavirus lockdown will have lasting economic and social impacts around the world. Here our investment team consider four key areas where things may never be the same again.
Review of the week: Influencing behaviour
The government has unveiled its lockdown exit plan to mixed reception. Our chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth thinks attention is best paid elsewhere.
How to grow carats
Their rarity and beauty make diamonds precious, but what would happen if we could grow them in a laboratory rather than mine them? Would consumers be interested?
Review of the week: Victory is coming
This Friday we remember the victory of an older generation. They won peace and reshaped the world, becoming a timeless example for humanity, argues our chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth.
The coronavirus pandemic
When the going gets tough