Knowledge and insight
Biden versus Trump
With a deeply polarised US electorate about to choose its next President, chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth considers the policies of the two candidates and their market implications.
Review of the week: Sliced and diced
We all try to structure our financial affairs as efficiently as possible, so we have more money to do what we want with our lives. Yet sometimes our financial affairs start to affect the structure of our lives and our communities, notes chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth.
Planet Papers: Changing the planet
A growing number of people are questioning how their pensions and other savings are invested. Rathbones’ stewardship director Matt Crossman explains why he firmly believes we can make the world a better place through our investments, and how best to do it.
Review of the week: Predicting the unpredictable
Biden has taken the edge in the polls but previous experience begs the question: do polls really matter? Our chief investment officer, Julian Chillingworth, mulls the possible outcomes of the US election and the effectiveness of the UK government’s spending packages.
Investment Insights Q4 2020
As COVID-19 continues to affect our lives and influence economic activity around the world, there’s lots of uncertainty about what the future
Earn nowt to help out?
National Savings & Investments (NS&I) has long been the preferred haven for many cash savers but the institution’s announcement that it is to slash the returns on its products may force them to rethink. But what are the alternatives?
Review of the week: Computer says no
The government started the fourth quarter with the political equivalent of a kitchen-sinking. Best to focus your attention elsewhere, argues chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth, like better-than expected economic data and the potential for monetary stimulus.
Review of the week: Time flies
There’s so much going on that it can seem like nothing in isolation makes any difference. That’s not true, argues chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth. Every decision matters.
Investment Update Q4 2020: Time to put on the varifocals
Depending on what lens you choose, the value of equities can vary widely. We’ve looked through as many as we can, and we’re maintaining a vigilant optimism.