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Who's afraid of bond vigilantes?
Quarterly Investment Update: Cyclical risks to earnings continue to fade
That goes hand in hand with rising bond yields, but equity investors needn’t be overly concerned.
A drop in the ocean or start of a movement?
The UK government has announced one of the most ambitious green bond programmes in Europe. But is it enough? Fund manager Noelle Cazalis argues this is just the beginning.
InvestmentUpdate Budget 2021: A lot of give and take
More stimulus spending now, with the largest tax hike in decades to follow
Rising to the challenge
Scientists estimate that if we are to feed the world’s growing population we will need 70% more food by 2050. With a mere 10% of the Earth’s surface suitable for cultivation and soil degradation putting much of that under threat, many suggest the answer is vertical farming. It seems the stuff of science-fiction. Can it work?
Planet Papers 4: Feeding the planet
How can we take a bite out of climate change?
Luxury watches increasingly retail for tens of thousands, hundreds of thousands and even millions of pounds. Many only increase in value when sold second-hand. Is this simply because they are exquisitely made or are other forces at play?
Investment webinar - opportunities in a post-COVID world
No one could have predicted the outbreak of COVID-19 and the subsequent measures taken to contain it. The economic impacts of the pandemic reach far and wide but it isn’t all doom and gloom.
Many emerging markets are at the back of the vaccine queue
The prospect of widespread inoculation is like a shaft of light in the darkness of a very long year. But just how much of the world will that light touch?